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The business road map to success stretches across the United States— beyond Silicon Valley and even the biggest cities. So where else is business booming, and what are the factors driving that success?

Free Enterprise is exploring through a year long journey how entrepreneurs and businesses are faring outside established urban centers. In places like Oklahoma City; Des Moines, Iowa; and Sioux Falls, South Dakota, elected officials and businesses are harnessing resources to fuel economic growth.

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Meet The Real Estate Techpreneurs Behind Portland’s Burgeoning Startup Scene

Find out how these tech-savvy real estate entrepreneurs are driving Portland, Oregon's innovation ecosystem forward.

Meet The Real Estate Techpreneurs Behind Portland’s Burgeoning Startup Scene

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Tomorrow’s Silicon Valley? A Look At America’s 7 Hottest Startup Cities (Infographic)

From Seattle to Philadelphia, these are the top 7 American cities to see the most innovative entrepreneurial ecosystem improvement over the last year.

Tomorrow’s Silicon Valley? A Look At America’s 7 Hottest Startup Cities (Infographic)

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This May Be The Biggest Barrier Stunting America’s Innovative Startups

The most pervasive barrier stymying the advancement of tech-focused American startups can be boiled down into one word: disconnectedness.

This May Be The Biggest Barrier Stunting America’s Innovative Startups

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Innovation That Matters: These Are America’s 10 Hottest Tech Startup Cities

Of tech hubs examined in the 2017 Innovation That Matters Report, 10 rose to the top as the hottest American cities to launch a tech startup from right now.

Innovation That Matters: These Are America’s 10 Hottest Tech Startup Cities

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Hollywood Startups Step Into The Spotlight

Hollywood is shining bright as a hotbed of technology startup activity. Fueled by access to film studios, storytellers and stars, more and more digital entrepreneurs are setting up shop in the entertainment capital of the world to make their mark.

Hollywood Startups Step Into The Spotlight

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These Retail Entrepreneurs Are Unboxing L.A.’s Manufacturing Revival

Los Angeles may be best known for palm trees, movie stars and laid-back surfers, but it’s also awash in thousands of ambitious, young entrepreneurs.

These Retail Entrepreneurs Are Unboxing L.A.’s Manufacturing Revival

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Board Meetings: Meet the Gnarly Startup Surfers of Los Angeles’s Silicon Beach

Teeming with more than 11,820 new companies, Los Angeles is fast becoming one of the hottest locales in the U.S. to launch from.

Board Meetings: Meet the Gnarly Startup Surfers of Los Angeles’s Silicon Beach

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Hawaiian Hops: How This Entrepreneurial Maui Couple Brewed Success in the Craft Beer Business

Garrett and Melanie launched their dream business in 2005 as a seven-barrel brewpub in Hawaii, using their own savings and sweat equity, and with support from the U.S. Small Business Administration.

Hawaiian Hops: How This Entrepreneurial Maui Couple Brewed Success in the Craft Beer Business

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This North Carolina City Has Emerged as the Startup Capital of the South

Find out why Durham is attracting ambitious innovators and investors from Silicon Valley, New York City, Boston and beyond.

This North Carolina City Has Emerged as the Startup Capital of the South

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How Durham’s Health Tech Startups are Changing the City – and Future – of Medicine

Find out how a new wave of tech-focused health care startups are carrying Durham’s “City of Medicine” reputation into the modern era.

How Durham’s Health Tech Startups are Changing the City – and Future – of Medicine

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