Tony Hsieh’s $350 Million Gamble on Las Vegas

Zappos founder Tony Hsieh's vision for downtown Vegas is starting to become reality, proving that one man and his money can go a long way when it comes to revitalizing a city.

Tony Hsieh’s $350 Million Gamble on Las Vegas

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An Atlanta Company That Makes & Sells Sound

Since 1982, Creative Sound Concepts has specialized in sound design for television, film, radio, interactive, and corporate communications.

An Atlanta Company That Makes & Sells Sound

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1776 Challenge Cup is a global startup competition taking place in 16 cities across 11 countries to identify the most promising startups solving the biggest challenges in four categories – education, energy, health and cities.

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The 1 Thing that Determines Your City’s Entrepreneurial Success

While studying U.S. cities, we found that the answer to this question told us a lot about the future of a city’s startup ecosystem.

The 1 Thing that Determines Your City’s Entrepreneurial Success

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Tapping the Potential of a Business Dream

–Cross posted from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce blog— Meet the 2015 DREAM BIG Small Business of the Year – Northwest Regional finalist: Payette Brewing Company. Payette Brewing Company has become Idaho’s second-largest brewery because its team members are never satisfied with the status quo. It has become a standout among stiff competition thanks to its quality product and “Payette Forward” charitable giving program. How did the company get started? Michael Francis, even before earning an industrial engineering degree at the University of Washington and landing a job at Boeing, always knew he would end up back home in Boise, Idaho, running his own business. But that business and path forward were unclear–until Michael received a Christmas gift from his brother, the book Brewing Up a Business by Sam Calagione, the founder of Dogfish Head Craft Brewery. At the age of 25, Michael took a leap, quit his job, and started his […]

Tapping the Potential of a Business Dream

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8 Iconic Brands That Came Back From the Dead

Here are 8 iconic brands that died but pulled off the unthinkable: They came back from obscurity and are now more popular than ever.

8 Iconic Brands That Came Back From the Dead

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Lessons in Success From a Comeback City

Chattanooga has demonstrated that, when you approach infrastructure investment in a strategic way, you also build a sturdy economic foundation.

Lessons in Success From a Comeback City

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Uneven Paychecks? This App Will Even Them Out

Even is an innovative startup that’s dedicated to helping workers with fluctuating income even out their paychecks.

Uneven Paychecks? This App Will Even Them Out

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A Coffee Startup Takes on Starbucks—and It’s Winning

Coffee startup CUPS is helping mom and pop shops successfully compete against giants like Starbucks and Dunkin' Donuts.

A Coffee Startup Takes on Starbucks—and It’s Winning

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