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Tampa Bay is quickly establishing itself as a top cybersecurity destination. Homegrown companies are growing and thriving, and companies from across the country are taking notice.


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Tampa Bay is quickly establishing itself as a top cybersecurity destination. Homegrown companies are growing and thriving, and companies from across the country are taking notice.

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Cybersecurity Companies Thrive In Tampa Bay’s Growing Ecosystem

Tampa Bay is quickly establishing itself as a top cybersecurity destination. Homegrown companies are growing and thriving, and companies from across the country are taking notice.

North Carolina: Rising Star With A Global Reach

In the last century, our 2020 State of the Year has been tops in tobacco, textiles and furniture. Today, North Carolina is on the cutting edge of advanced manufacturing, biotech, gene therapy and unmanned aerial systems.

Celigo Establishing Indiana Operations, Creating 150 Jobs

The Integration Platform-as-a-Service (iPaaS) provider will invest nearly $1.2 million to establish its third major North American location in Indianapolis.

Bronze Award: 2020 Economic Development Deal Of The Year

Centene is bringing its $1B East Coast headquarters to Charlotte, NC, creating more than 1 million square feet of new office space.

Gilead Sciences To Create 275 Jobs In North Carolina

Biopharmaceutical company Gilead Sciences, Inc. will invest up to $5 million in North Carolina’s Research Triangle region.

Loanpal Bringing More Than 100 New Jobs To Northwest Arkansas

The financial technology company will open its new location in Bentonville, AR early next month.

Kinetic Advantage Plans New Headquarters In Central Indiana

The automotive floorplan financing company will create more than 200 jobs at its expanded headquarters in Carmel, IN. 

SAP Labs Canada, Amazon Expanding In Quebec

SAP Labs Canada will open a research and development office in Montreal; Amazon adds five new facilities and 1,000 jobs.

TaskUs Grows Further With Latest Rio Grande Valley Expansion

The tech-enabled business services company delivering CX, AI operations, and content security to the world’s most innovative companies is opening its newest location in Rio Grande Valley, Texas.

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River Ridge Commerce Center in Southern Indiana has a central location, a large bank of land ready to develop and an abundant supply of clean water.

Mixed-Use Development Planned For Fort Monmouth

Commercial office, research & development, and warehouse/flex space are included in the plans for the closed Army base in Monmouth County, NJ.

LED, LSUS Form $3M Technology Cooperative Endeavor Agreement

A $1.2 million Louisiana Economic Development grant will match $2 million from LSU Shreveport to grow technology careers.

Canada: Investing In A Cleantech Future Up North

Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) is investing $25 million in nine startups, part of an effort to position Canada as a global cleantech leader.

Mississippi: Modeling A Battle Plan For COVID-19

Scientists at Vicksburg’s ERDC have been deploying Supercomputers to develop models illustrating how the coronavirus spreads.

Cybersecurity 2.0

The red-hot growth sector of cybersecurity has created more than a million new jobs. The bad news: half of these critical cyber jobs are going unfilled due to a shortage of skilled workers.

September / October 2020 Issue (Volume 53, Number 5)

The September / October 2020 Issue features prime locations for the cybersecurity industry, and an update on economic development's response to COVID-19. Plus, startups, food processing and more.

LiveXchange Webinar: “Are We Ready For The Drone Age?”

Get the most up-to-date information on the state of play in the UAS field from someone who has a seat at the table where key decisions are made: Mark Blanks, Director of the Mid-Atlantic Aviation Partnership at Virginia Tech.

Arizona: Silicon Makes Gold In The Copper State

Businesses choosing to locate their next facility in Arizona will discover there’s gold in the Copper State.

Mayors Prioritize Infrastructure Investments In Economic Recovery

Most U.S. mayors agree that investing in infrastructure to generate jobs and economic growth is the top priority in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new study.

Deluxe To Create More Than 700 Jobs In Georgia

Business technology company Deluxe will invest over $10 million to establish a new FinTech and Customer Innovation Center in Sandy Springs, GA. 

Amazon Creating 3,500 Jobs In Tech Hubs Across The U.S.

The jobs will be created as Amazon invests more than $1.4 billion in expansions of its Dallas, Detroit, Denver, New York, Phoenix, and San Diego Tech Hubs.

AFS To Create Up To 1,400 Jobs At New Missouri Facility

Accenture Federal Services will open a new Advanced Technology Center in St. Louis, MO to serve U.S. federal government clients.

Snapshots: 60 Seconds with Courtney Pogue, City of Dallas, TX

Courtney Pogue, Director of Economic Development, City of Dallas, TX, discusses information technology hosting and data center operations, foreign direct investment, renewable energy and more.

Strengthening New Jersey’s Bond With Israel

Choose New Jersey’s second successful economic mission to Israel delivers partnerships and is strengthening the New Jersey-Israel connection.

Rhode Island Responds To COVID-19 Challenges

Rhode Island leaders have taken action to help local businesses, communities and residents face the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Businesses Bracing For Major Disruptions From COVID-19

A S&P Global Market Intelligence survey found approximately 79% of organizations reported already experiencing negative impact of COVID-19.

Data Center Industry Locations: Data-Driven Growth

As the demand for data continues to expand exponentially, new data centers are being built on sites closer to consumers (also known as “edge” locations) and modular, pre-fab units are speeding construction.

Snapshots: 60 Seconds with Janet LaBar, Charlotte Regional Business Alliance

Janet LaBar, Chief Executive Officer, Charlotte Regional Business Alliance, discusses Lowe's $153M global tech center, tech jobs, and the region's vision for economic growth.

New Jersey Tax Credit Program Supported 32 Companies In 2019

Last year,  investments in emerging technology life sciences companies through New Jersey's Angel Investor Tax Credit Program totaled more than $33 million.

Misfits Gaming Group Relocating HQ To Palm Beach County

The esports and gaming company will invest more than $1.35 million in its new corporate headquarters in Boca Raton, FL, where it will create 30 new jobs.

U.Group To Create Up To 100 Jobs In Central Indiana

The digital consulting company has selected Indiana for its first Midwest operation, and will create the new, highly-skilled jobs by the end of this year. 

Macedon Technologies To Create 147 Jobs In Virginia

The software firm will invest $1.65 million to expand its corporate headquarters in Reston, VA.

Business Leaders Concerned About Talent Shortages, Recession Risk

Chief executives around the world are heading into 2020 with concerns about the risk of a recession and their ability to attract and retain talent, according to The Conference Board.

Squarespace Creating More Than 150 Tech Jobs In NYC

The tech company will expand its global headquarters into new space in the West Village, growing its New York City presence 20 percent by 2022.

Nashville Selected For iHeartRadio Second Digital HQ 

New York-based iHeartRadio digital is expanding its team into Nashville, TN, creating new jobs in the emerging tech hub.

D3 Engineering Expanding Operations In Upstate New York

The embedded product development company is expanding operations and will create up to 50 new jobs at a new location in Monroe County, NY.

PerceptIn Relocating Global HQ To Indiana

PerceptIn will conduct R&D for its autonomous low-speed electric vehicles (LSEVs) and create up to 160 new, high-wage jobs at the Indiana IoT Lab – Fishers by 2022.

Life Sciences: A Data-Driven Diagnosis For Success

Digital transformation is driving innovation in the life sciences sector, making transparency a top priority and heralding an era of “relationship-driven partnerships among all of the sector’s stakeholders.

Microsoft Investing $31M In Texas Regional Hub Expansion

Microsoft will create 575 new jobs at its Irving, TX operations with help from a nearly $5 million Texas Enterprise Fund (TEF) grant.

Honeywell Establishes Robotics Innovation Hub In Pittsburgh

The advanced technology center of excellence will help shape the warehouse and distribution center of the future as companies look to automated solutions, software and robotics.

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Many Workers Want Workplaces To Stay Closed Until Vaccines Available

More than half of workers say employers should offer vaccine incentives, 42 percent say employers should delay re-opening, finds new Eagle Hill research.

West Virginia Governor’s Report: Rising To The Challenge

West Virginia is leading the nation in the fight against COVID-19, finding innovative ways to distribute vaccines. WV also is leading the way to the first high-speed hyperloop transit system.

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