• The Doctor Will See You Now: Pager Reimagines House Calls for the 21st Century

    Sometimes, technology has a funny way of propelling us forward with ideas from the past. That’s certainly the case with Pager, a new company whose app enables users to schedule in-home appointments with physicians.

  • College Grad 101: Affordable Cities and Atypical High-Paying Jobs (Infographic)

    This infographic explores potentially lucrative and not-very-common career paths available to college graduates. It also utilizes rankings and data compiled by Complex Magazine to highlight affordable, non-major U.S. cities.

  • Report Ranks Washington, D.C. Most Walkable U.S. City

    By collaborating with companies to create a better framework that fulfills 21st century needs, cities are better positioning themselves to benefit from this shift in population trends. What cities are leading the pack when it comes to becoming more walkable? Here’s a breakdown of the report’s rankings, which placed our nation’s capital at the top.

  • Parking App Haystack Attracts Lots of Users—and Controversy, Too

    If you’ve ever wished there were an easier way to find a parking spot in a crowded city, Eric Meyer can relate. Frustrated by the lack of easily accessible parking spots in his adopted hometown of Baltimore, Maryland, Meyer set out to solve the problem using technology. Fast forward a little while later and Meyer has made good on his promise, having founded Haystack, a startup whose smartphone app could upend how drivers look for and find parking spaces.

5 Technologies that’ll Enhance Your TV Viewing—and Maybe Even Inspire You to Start a Business

What are millennials and other consumers turning to as they look to supplement their cable subscriptions? We’ve compiled a list that identifies five of the most popular and cost-effective technologies and services available today. Besides making it easier for people to watch their favorite television programs, these platforms represent an altogether new marketplace that’s generating opportunities for content creators.

Thanks to Good Government Policies & a Strong Wind Energy Sector, Iowa’s Booming Economy Attracts Facebook, Microsoft

Though it might not be the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the term “good government,” Iowa is, in fact, an example of a state that is supporting its economy by working with businesses to attract investment and create jobs.

Atlanta-Based Springbot Brings Big Data Analytics to Small E-Commerce Stores

Amazon's dominance in e-commerce is under siege, as small- and medium-size businesses are increasingly collecting and analyzing the same kind of data that proved so valuable to the Seattle-based e-retailer amid a decades-long expansion. Though still in its very early stages, the democratization of the marketing analytics space is already having a profound impact on e-commerce, enabling small shops to compete against juggernauts for the first time. At the forefront of this emergent wave of disruption sits Springbot, an Atlanta, Georgia-based startup co-founded by Brooks Robinson, Joe Reger, and Allen Nance.

Where Should Entrepreneurs Start a Business? 10 Cities & States, Ranked (Interactive Infographic)

This interactive infographic allows you to see firsthand what it’s like to be an entrepreneur in 10 major American cities. Using data from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s 2014 Enterprising Cities Regulatory Climate Index, the S.B.A., and the Bureau of Labor Statistics, it ranks cities according to their regulatory environments and highlights relevant small business data for the states where these urban centers are located.


11 Policy Recommendations to Spur Startups

Given the critical role they play in our nation's economy as the principal source of innovation, growth, and job creation, America's fragile new businesses need and deserve a comprehensive policy framework designed to cultivate and nurture new business formation, survival, and growth.

Manchester’s Millyard Reinvents Itself as City’s Economic Engine

The Millyard used to be the largest textile operation in the world, but a mix of high-tech firms and multi-use developers are weaving a new economic engine for Manchester, New Hampshire’s largest city.

Two Marines Moving: How One Veteran Started His Own Business

Of the countless challenges that adulthood foists upon us, deciding on a career path ranks as one of the most daunting. For Nick Baucom, who served in the Marines from 2002 to 2008, it was especially difficult.

Onboarding 101: 3 Companies That Roll Out the Red Carpet for New Employees

The first few weeks at a new job are a critically important indicator of whether new employees will successfully adapt and ultimately contribute to the workplace. With startups leading the way, the business world has now started to take notice, and a growing number of companies are investing in orientation and training to overhaul this previously overlooked aspect of hiring.

Big Companies, Even Bigger Perks: Everything You Love About Startup Culture—Minus the Startup Part

We’ve assembled a list of established businesses that are giving startups a run for their money when it comes to culture as well as employee perks and benefits.

#90SecondsWith: GoldieBlox Founder Debbie Sterling

GoldieBlox founder Debbie Sterling talks about her mission to get girls interested in a future career in the STEM fields and disrupting the "pink aisle."

From Text Messages to Transportation: How Infrastructure Makes it All Possible

This infographic explores the vitally important role infrastructure plays each and every day of your life.

Skybox Launching First Satellite in Bid to Create the Facebook of Satellite Photos (UPDATE)

Skybox Imaging is launching its first satellite into space this September, and the world as we know it may never be the same.

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