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Nashville’s Journey from Music City to Healthcare Tech Hub

Nashville’s Journey from Music City to Healthcare Tech Hub

When most people think about Nashville, they envision watching country stars at the Grand Ole Opry or enjoying Tennessee barbecue. This city’s rich history and depth of music is indicative of a diverse sea of talent, and it expands beyond the folk lyrics and harmonies...

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Kansas City, Missouri: Where Women are Ruling Tech

Kansas City, Missouri: Where Women are Ruling Tech

It may come as a surprise that women in technology careers in Kansas City, Missouri are likely to make more money than their male colleagues. In fact, estimations show that women with tech occupations earn 2% more than men. Because of this, Kansas City has earned a...

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St. Louis’ Growing Geospatial Sector

St. Louis’ Growing Geospatial Sector

Cities all over the Midwest and the country are going through changes, finding their unique identities amid an ever-changing, tech-focused economy. St. Louis is no exception to this trend and has created an environment ripe for innovation. The economy in this growing...

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Columbus: The Future of a Smart City

Columbus: The Future of a Smart City

Columbus, like many midsize American cities, is concerned with mobility. Studies have deemed this Ohio city the fastest-growing in the Midwest, and this is only aggravating deeply rooted problems with congestion, disconnected neighborhoods, and steep single occupant...

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How did Indy score a Salesforce HQ?

How did Indy score a Salesforce HQ?

For a city whose name is often associated with sports, Indianapolis has surely built a name for itself as a Midwest tech hub over the last ten years. Look beyond the motor speedway, basketball courts, and state-of-the-art football stadium, and you’ll see the blue...

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Pittsburgh: A City of Champions (And Champion Level Talent)

Pittsburgh: A City of Champions (And Champion Level Talent)

The closure of the steel mills in the 1970s and 1980s in Pittsburgh was reflective of the U.S. economy moving away from localized mass industry, and towards automation and investment abroad. It left an economic hole in many cities that once had booming heavy industry...

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Bay Area Investors – Meet Pittsburgh Talent

Bay Area Investors – Meet Pittsburgh Talent

A bus filled with investors from the likes of First Round Capital, Bloomberg Beta, 1517, Lightspeed Ventures pulls into Pittsburgh. The group looks around - many have never been to the Steel City. It's a lot less steel and a whole lot more green than what they...

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The 5 ways to grow a team

The 5 ways to grow a team

Work no longer has to take place in a single office. We are lucky enough to live in a time where there are enough tools to help us expand locations and still feel closely connected to our peers. But, even though the ease to expand is easier than ever, it's vital to be...

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Why World Class Companies Are Expanding Into Pittsburgh

Why World Class Companies Are Expanding Into Pittsburgh

If you are lucky enough to be born and raised in Pittsburgh, it won’t take much convincing to tell you how great our city is. Those who enter Pittsburgh through the city’s famed Fort Pitt Tunnel are treated to one of the most spectacular views of the city and it’s...

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Meet the Organization Dedicated to Reintegrating the US Economy

Meet the Organization Dedicated to Reintegrating the US Economy

The United States has the largest and most dynamic economy in the world, yet many cities around the country are not experiencing the growth effects of a booming economy. That’s where One America Works comes into the picture. One America Works is dedicated to reintegrating the US economy by connecting growing companies and cities to identify new growth opportunities.

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