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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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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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How Google Teamed Up With Minority Entrepreneurs To Cultivate An Even Stronger Startup Scene in Durham

When Google set up shop in Durham, North Carolina, one of the first major moves the Silicon Valley tech leader made was to create new opportunities for minority entrepreneurs.

How Google Teamed Up With Minority Entrepreneurs To Cultivate An Even Stronger Startup Scene in Durham

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Meet the Military Veterans on the Front Lines of Phoenix’s Tech Startup Revolution

Military veterans are the newest foot soldiers to join the ranks of entrepreneurs powering Phoenix’s transformation into an unlikely startup oasis.

Meet the Military Veterans on the Front Lines of Phoenix’s Tech Startup Revolution

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Phoenix Rising: How A Tech Startup Oasis Emerged in the Arizona Desert

A growing number of entrepreneurs have started and scaled innovative companies in Phoenix, cultivating a blossoming tech ecosystem in what was once a startup desert.

Phoenix Rising: How A Tech Startup Oasis Emerged in the Arizona Desert

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Innovative HealthTech Startups Are Just What the Doctor Ordered in Phoenix

Brimming with an ambitious, young crop of entrepreneurs on the bleeding edge of the digital health revolution, Phoenix is now home to dozens of health tech startups shaping the future of medicine.

Innovative HealthTech Startups Are Just What the Doctor Ordered in Phoenix

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These Entrepreneurs Are Delivering Jobs and Innovation In New Orleans’ Silicon Bayou

New Orleans' collaborative entrepreneurial climate and laid-back, artsy lifestyle are drawing tech startup founders to the Big Easy from across the miles.

These Entrepreneurs Are Delivering Jobs and Innovation In New Orleans’ Silicon Bayou

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Meet the Entrepreneurs Building the Future of Education in New Orleans

In New Orleans, the progress pioneered by education entrepreneurs is alive and well in the city’s still-thriving edtech startup ecosystem today.

Meet the Entrepreneurs Building the Future of Education in New Orleans

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Meet the Innovative Entrepreneurs Propelling New Orleans’ Revitalization

New Orleans has come a long way from the devastation Hurricane Katrina wreaked more than a decade ago, thanks in large part to homegrown entrepreneurs committed to revitalizing their beloved city.

Meet the Innovative Entrepreneurs Propelling New Orleans’ Revitalization

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These Homegrown Social-Impact Startups Are Coding Change in Detroit

Here's how homegrown technology startups are rolling up their sleeves and putting their enterprising visions to work to accelerate Detroit's revitalization.

These Homegrown Social-Impact Startups Are Coding Change in Detroit

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This Detroit Drone Startup is Helping Lift the City’s Economy to New Heights

Detroit's turnaround is being fueled by a new generation of technology-minded entrepreneurs, including innovators like SkySpecs co-founder Danny Ellis.

This Detroit Drone Startup is Helping Lift the City’s Economy to New Heights

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