entrepreneurship

New Mexico

New Mexico: Supporting Entrepreneurial Spirit

There's a renewed focus on entrepreneurs In New Mexico with the state’s Economic Development Department's new Office of Entrepreneurship.
Indiana

Indiana Is Looking To The Future

Indiana Secretary of Commerce Bradley B. Chambers discusses the state’s robust economy, and why the microelectronics industry is on the rise.
U.S. semiconductor industry

The U.S. Semiconductor Industry: A Roadmap To Competitiveness

The National Semiconductor Economic Roadmap (NSER) is a blueprint for making the U.S. semiconductor industry more competitive, strengthening supply chain resiliency.
Maryland Governor Larry Hogan

Governor’s Report: Building A New Image In Maryland

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan says that a combination of a great location, educated workforce and a streamlined attitude toward business is helping the state create the right image in the business world.
startup ecosystems

Startup Ecosystems: Seeding The Land With Startups

Locations are nurturing startup ecosystems with access to skilled labor, angel investors, higher ed resources and an affordable quality of life that is attracting talent.
business regulations North America

New Report Ranks Cities By Ease Of Doing Business

The inaugural Doing Business North America report measures business regulations across 115 cities in Canada, the United States and Mexico.

Startups: Knowledge-Based Heart Of Canada

Fredericton, Canada has developed an entrepreneurial hub that is a one-stop shop where startups can access a variety of programs to spur new businesses.
Michigan

Snapshots: 60 Seconds With Jennifer Nelson, Michigan Economic Development Corp.

Nelson, Executive Vice President, Business Development, MEDC, discusses the state's new Creative Chambers Initiative, its award winning International Trade Program, the business climate for entrepreneurs and more.
Jeffersonville, IN

Inscope Medical Solutions Chooses Southern Indiana For New HQ

The medical device startup will locate its new headquarters in Jeffersonville, IN with support from the state’s venture development partner.
Facility Consolidation

LiveXchange Executive Conference Presentation: Mentoring Entrepreneurship

Explore case history success stories involving business accelerators that quickly bring entrepreneurs up to speed, commercialize innovation, and open a window of opportunity for global talent to put down roots in U.S. markets.
Business Idea Competitions: A Proven Path To Success.

Warm Welcome Up North

Organizations in Pittsburgh, Detroit, northern Michigan, St. Louis, Alaska, Wisconsin and Nevada, have embraced business idea competitions; rewarding dozens of new ventures with grants ranging from $5,000 to $50,000. The 43North competition, said to be the largest such prize pool in the nation, offers $5 million in prize money to entrepreneurs who agree to move to (or retain their start-ups in) the city.

How Green is Your Garden?

A foundation built on kitty litter offers a crash course for entrepreneurs through its partnership with the National Center for Economic Gardening.
tax credits

Listen Now: Living And Learning In Lubbock, Texas, With John Osborne, CEO, Lubbock EDA

Lubbock EDA CEO John Osborne discusses business climate and downtown revitalization in the Business Facilities Podcast.
Economic Development Awards

Business Facilities 2024 EDO Awards. Enter By March 14!

For the second year, Business Facilities recognizes economic development organizations for effective, innovative initiatives. Enter by March 14.
2023 Deals Of The Year

2023 Deals Of The Year

Entries for Deal of the Year awards spanned industries, investment types, and winning strategies. Here are the stories of this year’s picks.

[VIDEO] Camp Hall – A Next Generation Commerce Park in South Carolina

Camp Hall is a first-of-its-kind, master-planned industrial work space located in Charleston, S.C. As a convergence of people, place and programming, Camp Hall delivers thoughtful infrastructure and logistical features that empower people — and business — to thrive.

Location Spotlight: City of Fontana – Open for Business

From agriculture to steel, from healthcare to transportation, Fontana is an economic powerhouse. Due to its geographic location, Fontana has become a vital hub for the supply chain linking suppliers to businesses to consumers throughout the world.