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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 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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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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