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City Pitch Competition: Highlights from Pittsburgh

City Pitch Competition: Highlights from Pittsburgh

Three rapidly growing tech hubs across the US competed in a one-of-a-kind event where cities pitched talent in a competition hosted by One America Works. These thriving tech economies - Pittsburgh, Columbus and Indianapolis - are all striving to...

City Pitch Competition: Highlights from Columbus

City Pitch Competition: Highlights from Columbus

Three rapidly growing tech hubs across the US competed in a one-of-a-kind event where cities pitched talent in a competition hosted by One America Works. These thriving tech economies - Pittsburgh, Columbus and Indianapolis - are all striving to...

What Austin can learn from SF

What Austin can learn from SF

On the road to becoming America’s largest tech hub, Silicon Valley and the Bay Area experienced rapid growth. This came at a cost, however, as the area’s quality of life deteriorated and housing costs skyrocketed. The last ten years have looked a lot different than the early 2000s. Now, growing tech hubs like Austin can learn a lot from San Francisco.

What Austin Can Learn from San Francisco’s Mistakes

What Austin Can Learn from San Francisco’s Mistakes

If Austin can crack the code to substantial growth without compromising quality of life, it is primed to become the next big tech hub rivaling San Francisco. Quality of life is the single biggest factor in attracting and retaining tech workers, and...

Don’t Miss Your Connection

Don’t Miss Your Connection

What does connection mean to the fastest growing tech hubs in America? Sometimes it describes social networks that connect people to communities and businesses. Others may view it as the level of broadband access or availability of high-speed internet. Even more, it can used as a travel term: how do I physically connect to my location via transportation.

Podcast Recap: Interview with One Columbus’ Matt McQuade

Podcast Recap: Interview with One Columbus’ Matt McQuade

Matt McQuade, Managing Director at OneColumbus, joined One America Works’ Kit Mueller for an interview on The Bridge. Together, they discussed the ecosystem in Columbus, Ohio - highlighting its strengths and weaknesses. One Columbus was originally...

Airlines, Airports in Growing Tech Hubs Boost Connectivity

Airlines, Airports in Growing Tech Hubs Boost Connectivity

It’s no secret that airports stimulate the global economy as they create pathways for tourism, goods, and services to interlink around the world. Equally important is an airport’s ability to stimulate the local economy where it is situated. This is...

Everything’s Bigger in Tech-Saas

Everything’s Bigger in Tech-Saas

One of the unique things about Dallas is that it seemed to spring up in the middle of nowhere. Most major metropolitan areas are built around major ports, rivers, and other strategic location qualities. Not Dallas. However, its tech scene has been meticulously cultivated, now housing innovative companies, high-quality talent, and growing industries.

The competition for tech talent is on.

The competition for tech talent is on.

The competition for tech talent is on. Instead of recruiting companies to relocate, many cities are using a similar strategy to recruit talent by showcasing the benefits and perks they have to offer. Especially with remote work, some tech employees can live and work anywhere with an internet connection.

Making Atlanta the FinTech Capital of the World

Making Atlanta the FinTech Capital of the World

It may not be the first thing that comes to mind every time you use ApplePay to buy your coffee or Venmo your friend for booking that rental, but by doing so, you are participating in one of the most revolutionary innovations of our time. And, more...

Dallas Dominates Telecom Sector

Dallas Dominates Telecom Sector

With innovative companies across the country working to supply the growing demand for expansive telecommunications infrastructure, Dallas is quickly becoming a Telecom Tech Hub. The Dallas-Fort Worth metro area houses several telecom-related...

Innovation Between the Coasts

Innovation Between the Coasts

Startup ecosystems are thriving in growing tech hubs like Pittsburgh, St. Louis, and Nashville, drawing in new investments and fresh talent as they continue to advance. To continue these investments in growing tech hubs, OAW is partnering with Comeback Capital to provide pre-seed investments to over 80 companies across the country, and particularly in underserved regions of America.

Denver Flying High with Aerospace Sector Growth

Denver Flying High with Aerospace Sector Growth

In recent years and across the country, there has been a major tech boom. This trend is especially evident in the aerospace sector, one of the largest sectors in the entire country. The aerospace sector helps supply resources for various related...

Dallas Tech Ecosystem Guide

Dallas Tech Ecosystem Guide

Tech hubs across the US are growing and many are home to strong ecosystems that support startups and growth companies. However, not every city has a central repository of resources showing entrepreneurs and tech leaders where to build their...

Where Does Indy Develop Its Tech Talent

Where Does Indy Develop Its Tech Talent

Long known as the home of the Indy 500, Indiana is building its own tech ecosystem by investing in talent development, diverse workforces and Indianapolis tech companies. Colleges Producing Tech GradsThe city known for corn and race cars has...

Small Cities Win Big

Small Cities Win Big

Remote work is setting the stage for a redistribution of wealth away from the hands of a few select cities. Instead, it is going toward smaller towns and suburbs that were traditionally left out of the wealth produced in America’s greatest economies.

Inclusion In Action Around the Country

Inclusion In Action Around the Country

Demand for diversity, equity, and inclusion continues to be top of mind for many business leaders. And this includes various levels of diversity including racial, gender, class, and even geographic diversity that add value to companies’ economic, social, and environmental bottom lines.

Social Impact Insights from Patrick McKenna and Jonathan Quarles

Social Impact Insights from Patrick McKenna and Jonathan Quarles

During this year’s online SXSW conference, entrepreneur, investor, and author Jonathan Quarles participated in a fireside chat with One America Works Founder Patrick McKenna. Their virtual session was titled “Making Dollars While Making Change” and...

The Talent Debate: Quality vs Cost

The Talent Debate: Quality vs Cost

Talent in your company is both the most important and, yet, the most costly line item to control. How do you balance getting the best people for diverse workforces while ensuring that your talent is affordable?  The general assumption is that...

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