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Tandem Product Academy Selects 13 Initial Participants and Has Room for More

Tandem Innovation Alliance, a community of more than 5,000 innovators, entrepreneurs and supporters, has selected the first 13 participating companies for the inaugural cohort of the Tandem Product Academy, filling half of the 25 slots available in this unique educational…

Wacif Awarded $400,000 National Grant for Community Development

The Washington Area Community Investment Fund, Inc. (Wacif) announced today that it was awarded competitive funding from the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Fund to increase lending to underserved entrepreneurs in the Washington, DC region.…

Fiscal Impact Study Shows Atlanta Braves' SunTrust Park, The Battery Atlanta Delivering Strong Return for Cobb County

A study commissioned by the Cobb County Chamber of Commerce has determined that SunTrust Park and The Battery Atlanta are driving an average, total, net fiscal impact of approximately $18.9 million annually for Cobb County. Conducted by the Georgia Tech…

Eddy Alexander and Onward NRV Receive 'Best in Class' Marketing Award From SEDC

Eddy Alexander, a full-service marketing, advertising, and public relations firm headquartered in Roanoke VA, and their client, Onward NRV, a nonprofit regional economic development alliance headquartered in Blacksburg, VA, have been honored by the Southern Economic Development Council (SEDC) with three Communication Awards, including…

Tandem Product Academy Launches to Help the Greater Washington Region's 25 Most Promising Technology Product Companies

Tandem Innovation Alliance, a community of more than 5,000 innovators, entrepreneurs and supporters, announces the launch of the Tandem Product Academy. This unique educational program will help technology product entrepreneurs in the Greater Washington region scale their businesses, targeting 25…

Paso Robles Chamber of Commerce Creates the BEST

The Paso Robles Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the formation of the Business Entrepreneurial Success Team or BEST. This free resource is intended to support businesses and entrepreneurs interested in starting, expanding, or relocating a business in/to Paso…

International Association of Women Honors Jill Busby as a 2018-2019 Influencer of the Year

The International Association of Women (IAW) honors Jill Busby as a 2018-2019 Influencer of the Year. She is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in entrepreneurship. The International Association of Women (IAW) is a global in-person and online networking…

Lafayette, La., to Host Global Convening on Music and Culture in October

​​​​Civic leaders, music industry and academics from around the world will gather in Lafayette, La., this fall as the seventh Music Cities Convention brings an international conversation on building vibrant music cities to the Zydeco capital October 11 and 12. …

Derby Downtown LLC Presents Preliminary Plans For Building Multi-Use Complex On Factory Street

On April 17, 2018, Derby Downtown LLC presented preliminary plans to the Planning Sub-Committee of the Planning and Zoning Commission City of Derby to develop a multi-use residential and commercial complex, Factory Street Square, created to attract young millennials and…

Chariot Companies and Beeper Communications Israel, Partner to Integrate Wireless Communications Technologies With Social Impact Strategies in Underserved Communities

​Chariot Companies, LLC and Beeper Communications Israel, Ltd. today announced a partnership to connect the physical and digital realm through IoT and “Smart City” technologies to provide cost-effective, reliable and secure edge/access networking communications in combination with cloud computing services…

Building the Future: Economic Development in a Fast-Changing World

Building the Future: Economic Development in a Fast-Changing World

​Artificial intelligence, autonomous vehicles, the sharing economy, rapidly advancing construction tools, and the internet of things--these are just a few of the trends and technologies that will impact the future of cities and metropolitan regions, according to futurist Jack Uldrich. Yesterday,…

Leaders Gather to Discuss Economic Impact of Cannabis in South County

Leaders Gather to Discuss Economic Impact of Cannabis in South County

Leaders from the cannabis industry gathered at San Diego’s first economic impact forum on Thursday, May 22, to discuss the opportunities and challenges of bringing the cannabis industry to South County. South County Economic Development Council (SCEDC) hosted and moderated…

Inncuvate and Prince George's County Social Innovation Fund Partner to Launch Innovate Prince Georges

Inncuvate and Prince George's County Social Innovation Fund Partner to Launch Innovate Prince Georges

​​​​Inncuvate Consulting and the Prince George’s County Social Innovation Fund (PGCSIF) launched a platform to focus on uniting innovators and entrepreneurs who reside in Prince George’s County in order to mature the local innovation ecosystem.  Innovation ecosystem describes the large…

How Could Emerging Trends and Technologies Impact Kentucky?

How Could Emerging Trends and Technologies Impact Kentucky?

Today, futurist author and speaker Jack Uldrich will be presenting his keynote, Vuja De: A Futurist Takes a Backwards Stroll into the World of Tomorrow, at the 2018 Annual Kentuckians for Better Transportation Conference being held in Lexington. He will…

Pipeline H2O Announces 2018 Class

Pipeline H2O Announces 2018 Class

​​​​​​​​Pipeline H2O, the award-winning water technology commercialization program managed by The Hamilton Mill is pleased to announce the 2018 Pipeline H2O Class of companies. Click here for the Pipeline H2O 2018 Class Supported by a coalition of regional cities, utilities,…

2016-2017 Kosmont-Rose Institute Cost of Doing Business Survey Report

2016-2017 Kosmont-Rose Institute Cost of Doing Business Survey Report

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Claremont McKenna College's Rose Institute of State & Local Government today released the 22nd annual Kosmont-Rose Institute Cost of Doing Business Survey. The Rose Institute gathered data on municipal and county taxes, fees, and demographics from selected cities in the…

Second Caribbean Basin Economic Development Encounter Conference Returns to Brooklyn

Second Caribbean Basin Economic Development Encounter Conference Returns to Brooklyn

An upcoming conference will feature an array of speakers and open dialogue about issues surrounding business development and trade as it affects the Caribbean Basin and diaspora communities.This Second Caribbean Basin Sustainable Economic Development Encounter will run Wednesday, Nov. 15th…

Foremost Media to Host Technology Trends in Downtown Janesville Event

Foremost Media, Inc., a Janesville website development company, is hosting an event titled "Technology Trends in Downtown Janesville" along with SHINE Medical Technologies, N1 Critical Technologies, and the City of Janesville.  The event, part of Wisconsin Startup Week, is scheduled…

Hamilton Mill's Pipeline H2O Program Wins Ohio Economic Development Association Award

Hamilton Mill's Pipeline H2O Program Wins Ohio Economic Development Association Award

The Hamilton Mill's Pipeline H2O program was recognized on Thursday, Oct. 19 at the 2017 Ohio Economic Development Association (OEDA) Annual Excellence Awards program in Columbus, Ohio. The Ohio Economic Development Association's Annual Excellence Awards program acknowledges the achievements of individuals and organizations…

The Future of Economic Development is Being Transformed by Emerging Technology

The Future of Economic Development is Being Transformed by Emerging Technology

 Thought-provoking keynote speaker, award-winning author, and emerging trends and technologies consultant Simon J. Anderson will be sharing his insights on the near-future possibilities for organizations and industries in Eastern Maine with local business and education leaders there. His presentation will bring attention to…

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