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State (Illinois) gives $3 million to tech start-up centers

Program seeks to grow businesses A state-funded program conceived during the stock boom to assist technology start-ups is coming to fruition in the final weeks of Gov. George Ryan’s administration. Ryan on Thursday announced eight…

Southern Innovation Index Tracks Innovation, Entrepreneurship in South (How are we measuring this in Montana?)

The Southern Innovation Index, a strategic plan created with the governments of 13 Southern states and Puerto Rico to promote innovation, entrepreneurship and economic growth in the South, has been released by the Southern Growth…

Tech Clusters in Southern Arizona Examined

Arizona was one of the first states to embrace cluster-based economic development in the early 1990s. While the formal clusters have had varying degrees of success since then, one of the challenges of a cluster-based…

Vermont Passes Tax Credits, Examines High Tech Impact

Vermont’s high-tech businesses now can take advantage of new tax credits with Governor Howard Dean, M.D.’s signature on H. 239. The bill creates a set of five incentives for high-tech businesses in industries including computer…

Governor Releases Strategy to ‘Build Wisconsin’

Wisconsin Governor Scott McCallum announced his Build Wisconsin economic development strategic plan http://comgis1.commerce.state.wi.us/buildwisconsin/ that will improve the state’s business and tax climates, and maximize its human resources. Contact: Paul Kalomiris Economic and Technology Policy Studies…

Program to help rural entrepreneurs…in Minnesota

Rural Minnesota entrepreneurs could get a helping hand from a Web-based set of tools that will be launched on Wednesday. Benno Groeneveld Web Reporter Business Journal The "Virtual Entrepreneurial Network" (VEN) will open an online…

Conference lets New Mexico tout high-tech assets

Though no one predicts last week’s Inc 500 conference will result in a mass immigration of companies to New Mexico, by all accounts it was a success, especially with regard to showing off the state…

Arizona State leaders land genomics consortium

After years of missed opportunities, Arizona leaders pulled together to grab a 21st-century brass ring: an international biotech research group. Jodie Snyder and Kerry Fehr-Snyder The Arizona Republic State leaders formally announced Wednesday that Jeffrey…

Start-ups from Down Under storm the valley

Everyone knows breaking into Silicon Valley’s snug business network can be tough. It’s even harder if you’re coming from two islands a big ocean away: Australia and New Zealand. By Matt Marshall Mercury News Yet…

Entrepreneurship thrives in Pittsburgh despite technology, dot.com downturn

Across the nation and here in Western Pennsylvania, many people have been quick to write the obituary of the so-called "new economy." Technology stock prices have all but collapsed, "dot.coms" are dying by the dozen,…