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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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These Mobility-Minded Tech Startups Are Revving Detroit’s Economic Engine

Find out how innovative mobility startups are injecting disruptive new technology into Detroit's renowned automotive industry.

These Mobility-Minded Tech Startups Are Revving Detroit’s Economic Engine

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5 Incubators and Accelerators Powering Nashville’s Sizzling Startup Scene

These Petri dishes for entrepreneurial innovation are giving rise to a fresh crop of promising startups in the music and healthcare industries and beyond.

5 Incubators and Accelerators Powering Nashville’s Sizzling Startup Scene

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Meet the Startups Breaking Into Nashville’s $38 Billion-Dollar Healthcare Industry

Health care companies are striking a resounding chord in Nashville — to the tune of $38.8 billion — and these savvy startups are getting in on the action.

Meet the Startups Breaking Into Nashville’s $38 Billion-Dollar Healthcare Industry

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These Music Tech Startups Have Struck an Innovative Chord in Nashville

In Nashville, "Music City USA," music permeates just about everything, including the local tech startup scene.

These Music Tech Startups Have Struck an Innovative Chord in Nashville

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The Big and Small Tech Firms Fueling Austin’s Innovation Explosion

More than 4,000 patents were awarded to inventors and companies in and around the trendsetting southwestern city in 2016 alone.

The Big and Small Tech Firms Fueling Austin’s Innovation Explosion

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These Startups Are Keeping Austin’s Economy Weird (and Booming)

Considering launching a startup in Austin? There's plenty of incentive to take the entrepreneurial leap in the heart of the Lone Star State.

These Startups Are Keeping Austin’s Economy Weird (and Booming)

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These Sustainable Startups Are Cultivating a Greener, Cleaner Austin

Meet La Flaca Urban Gardens and Compost Pedallers, two standout sustainable startups putting down roots in Austin.

These Sustainable Startups Are Cultivating a Greener, Cleaner Austin

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Meet One of The Innovative New Startups Behind Boston’s Health Tech Boom

Meet Cure Forward, a Boston health tech startup that uses patients’ unique genomic fingerprints to match them with clinical trials.

Meet One of The Innovative New Startups Behind Boston’s Health Tech Boom

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The Women Behind Boston’s Tech Startup Surge

A growing number of trailblazing female founders are carving out their own tech-driven paths in Massachusetts’ capital city.

The Women Behind Boston’s Tech Startup Surge

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3 Reasons Miami’s Sizzling Tech Startup Scene Is Here to Stay

When you think Miami, you might imagine sun, sand, and a drink in your hand. Add to that beautiful vision tech talent and innovation, two things the multicultural mecca teems with today, and you’re closer to the area’s exciting new reality. In fact, the Magic City is now the number two city in the nation for startup creation, with thousands of technology entrepreneurs vying to push the tropical metropolis to the top spot. Venture capitalists aren’t far behind them, injecting hundreds of millions into the fast-growing Southeastern tech epicenter last year alone. Tech companies big (Google, Facebook, Twitter, and Uber) and small are flocking to the breezy cultural hub—not only to extend their reach into the lucrative Latin American and Caribbean worlds of trade but also to tap into its massive multicultural and aging markets. Related: HOW SALT LAKE CITY BECAME UTAH’S SILICON VALLEY Attractive tax incentives (a 5.5 percent […]

3 Reasons Miami’s Sizzling Tech Startup Scene Is Here to Stay

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