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"We don't want you here": Amsterdam, Europe's weed capital, pushes back on overtourism:


"If the only reason for you to visit Amsterdam is to get loaded, to get stoned out of your mind, look, we can't hold you back from coming, but we don't want you here," says alderman Udo Kock The ...


Worker shortage will hold back Colorado's economic growth in 2018, CU economists predict:




San Francisco was the place to be for people in tech. Then it wasn't.:


Jeanna Barrett had spent the last 20 months in Seattle helping grow a location-based mobile app. In April 2011, Groupon acquired the startup, and it declined to keep her on staff. Fine by her. "I ...


Israel: An Innovation Powerhouse With Exponential Growth Potential:


Israel is a world leader in the development of innovative products and services with companies that are advancing scientific research and enhancing every sector of the global economy. Ranked highly in ...


China Is Set to Implement a System of Ranking Its Citizens:


The government also says the SCS will "allow the trustworthy to roam everywhere under heaven while making it hard for the discredited to take a single step." China's government will implement a nationwide ...


"I really miss the Colorado I had growing up." Former Coloradans explain why they left.:




Deep in the Desert, an Experiment in Economic Development:




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Why are Millennials Flocking to These Small Cities? Ready or Not, Here We Come:




States' ability to thrive in new economy measured:


While traditional economic development within the states has shifted to an economy more reliant on innovation, many policy discussions remain mired in acknowledging just some of the more recognized ...


New law bans California employers from asking applicants their prior salary:


California employers can no longer ask job applicants about their prior salary and -- if applicants ask -- must give them a pay range for the job they are seeking, under a new state law that takes effect ...


Meet the specialists - Israel's newest generation of VCs:


A new trend in Israeli VC funding sees specialist VCs focusing their shekels on emerging sectors ranging from aging, to social impact, wellness and transportation. By Abigail Klein Leichman https://www.israel21c.org/meet-the-specialists-israels-newest-generation-of-vcs/ *** Israel ...


5 U.S. Cities Luring Tech Talent Away From Silicon Valley:




Raton tries to rise again - A former coal mining town takes measured approach to economic recovery.:


"It's not going to happen fast, but we have some core people coming back. We have new families moving in," she said. "I don't think I could be anywhere else," Feldman said. "Raton is going so many ...


Illinois Office of Tourism to expand to Mexico and China:


The Illinois Office of Tourism will open offices in China and Mexico to attract foreign visitors and help boost the state's tourism industry, officials announced Monday. The government agency will ...


Northern California Center for Economic Developement Monthly Newsletter | October 2017:


In our October newsletter, our monthly Region at a Glance features projected estimates for the disabled veteran population by generation between the years 2017 and 2037. The CED's Map of the Month gives ...


Tony Fadell's Next Act? Taking on Silicon Valley--From Paris:


"If you're launching a startup today, don't go to Silicon Valley if you're not from there," Fadell tells a group of students. "Don't do it!" By all means, when you come to Paris, you should definitely ...


In rural New Mexico, a new brewery founded by former Missoula residents Marianne Blaue and John Masterson creates momentum - Truth or Consequences looks for ways to attract a new generation of entrepreneurs:


"We developed a crush on the town." John Masterson - Truth or Consequences Brewery http://www.torc.beer/ Marianne Blaue and John Masterson discovered Truth or Consequences, New Mexico, by accident ...


Graduate Degree in Adventure Tourism - CSU's newest course isn't only the most Colorado ever, it's the first of its kind in the country:


People spend $887 million annually to shred the slopes in Crested Butte, mountain bike the sandstone trails in Moab, Utah, cast a line in Lake Minnetonka, Minn., and enjoy other outdoor adventures in ...


Why save the small town?:


Cities may seem inevitable, but rural communities are finding ways to hang on. The old mine isn't far from downtown. After nearly a century carving molybdenum from the land around Questa, today the ...


Minn. Broadband Conference Includes Assessment of Economic Impact:


Minnesota is hosting its annual Border to Border Broadband Conference on October 25-26 in Brainerd, Minnesota, on Gull Lake. Participants will learn about Minnesota's broadband infrastructure grant ...


This Tiny Country Feeds the World:


The great indoors provides optimal growing conditions for lettuce and other leafy greens at Siberia B.V. Each acre in the greenhouse yields as much lettuce as 10 outdoor acres and cuts the ...


An Ace in the Hole for Cutting-Edge Businesses in Seven Advanced Industries in Colorado:


The following programs are designed to support job creation and innovation in your field as a business operating in one of Colorado's seven advanced industries: https://choosecolorado.com/doing-business/incentives-financing/advanced-industries/ (Many ...


Wisconsin goes big to lure a factory. Critics say it doesn't make sense.:


Tax breaks worth $3 billion draw a giant Foxconn plant for up to 13,000 workers to make display screens. But economists question the math of an arms race for jobs, and say it advantages big firms ...


Finnish citizens given universal basic income report lower stress levels and greater incentive to work:


Finland has been giving 2,000 of its citizens an unconditional income for the last five months and some are already seeing the benefits, reporting decreased stress, greater incentives to find work ...


Why Iowa is giving Apple $208 million for a project that will create 50 full-time jobs:


In exchange for nearly $208 million in state and local tax breaks, the technology giant Apple has agreed to build two new data centers on 2,000 acres of Iowa land -- a project that would create just 50 ...


The five new 'hidden gem' emerging tech hot spots in the U.S.:


Where are the latest emerging tech hot spots in the U.S.? They are in Albany, Sacramento, Columbus, Colorado Springs and Madison, which all offer a high concentration of software developers, computer ...


Five companies chosen to operate Israel Innovation Authority tech labs:


As part of the Israel Innovation Authority program to encourage innovation, the authority has chosen five companies to operate technology innovation labs that will help tech entrepreneurs to help establish ...


Big changes planned for economic development efforts in Delaware:


Gov. John Carney signed a bill Monday that replaces the Delaware Economic Development Office with a public-private partnership partially run by some of the state's largest companies. "This is a starting ...


International venture capital partnership to bring Israeli energy startups to Colorado:


A new venture capital firm will provide grants to Israeli water, energy and transportation firms. In a unique international partnership, the Israeli government and a Colorado-based venture capital ...

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