How to Attract Startups and Tech Companies to a City Without Relying on Tax Breaks

How to Attract Startups and Tech Companies to a City Without Relying on Tax Breaks

17 ViewsMECKY/Getty Images Startup ecosystems are the key to growing a vibrant regional economy. Time and time again, these clusters of talent and science drive job creation, new business formation, and attract investment capital. Ultimately, these are the elusive ingredients that lead to greater prosperity and equity in our communities. The Amazon HQ2 opportunity was …

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Two CNY startups win business competition | Local News – Oneida Dispatch

Two CNY startups win business competition | Local News – Oneida Dispatch

41 Views Rome, N.Y. — The Air Force Research Laboratory Information Directorate (AFRL/RI), together with Griffiss Institute, has named the winners from the AFRL Commercialization Academy Demo Day and IDEA NY business accelerator competition, held Thursday, March 21, at Griffiss Institute in Rome.Go Figure, from Utica, N.Y., walked away with the grand prize of $200,000, and …

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Here are the 85+ startups that launched today at Y Combinator’s W19 Demo Day 1

Here are the 85+ startups that launched today at Y Combinator’s W19 Demo Day 1

22 Views Y Combinator’s incubator classes have gotten huge. With over 200 companies, the Winter 2019 class is by far YC’s largest yet. Meanwhile, the incubator prepares to shift its headquarters from Mountain View to San Francisco. It’s so large, in fact, it’s had to change the way it does Demo Day. Rather than all …

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Media startups trying to drive people to their websites are doing it wrong, says Overtime CEO Dan Porter

Media startups trying to drive people to their websites are doing it wrong, says Overtime CEO Dan Porter

30 Views Overtime CEO Dan Porter does not want you to go to Overtime’s website. “When I go and meet with a billion-dollar media company, and the CEO of that company starts out the conversation and says, ‘I went to your website,’ I think, ‘Our website?’” Porter said on the latest episode of Recode Media. …

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