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Manufacturing is a Ticket to Rural Prosperity

Manufacturing businesses are essential contributors to our economic health and wellbeing, infusing $2.38 trillion annually into the national economy.

The Agriculture Industry Didn’t Have a Data Platform–So Sara Menker Created One

Gro Intelligence’s software helps power the multitrillion-dollar agriculture industry.

The United States Of Venture Capital: The Most Active VC In Each State

Despite recent challenges, venture capital firms are still seeking out investment opportunities across the country. Since our last analysis of most active VCs in June 2020, we’ve seen shake-ups across 6 states.

Oregon Economic Development Conference: Resilient Economic RecoveryOct 26 – 28, 2020

Oregon’s statewide economic development community will gather virtually this October to explore all features of effective economic response – and what it will take to bring sustainable, equitable recovery across Oregon. 

Opinion: A chance to rebuild better, if health care, education institutions allow it

Having spent most of my life in public service, I can tell you this won’t be easy—but it is necessary. Who will lead this brave and essential shift in our accounting for justice? Who in education? Who in health care? We must work at this together as though the success of our society depends on it … because it does.

Google and Facebook Look to July 2021 for an Office Return. Can You Do the Same?

Plans to resume business as usual by next July might be unrealistic. But you can learn from how the big companies are planning for it.

The 10 Dumbest Phrases Used By Economic Developers

(1) “Attract and Retain Business”

Angel-investor leaders applaud SEC’s new ‘accredited investor’ definition – After this change, having sufficient “knowledge and expertise” is all it takes.

Liz Marchi, who now serves as the head of marketing for an interesting new White Fish, Montana-based venture fund named Two Bear Capital, said the decision “embodies Chairman Clayton’s attitude that there shouldn’t be arbitrary thresholds. This will help reach innovators and problem solvers beyond the ecosystem centers.”

America’s Moral Obligation for Universal Broadband

Too little progress has been made to ensure that high-speed Internet is available to all. As the pandemic has demonstrated, far too many still don’t have what they need to function in a virtual world.

If businesses want to promote justice, they can help end the prison-industrial complex

Thousands of businesses are invested in the U.S. prison system. As Americans call for justice from police departments and governments, there’s also pressure for companies to play a role.