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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

What Does Diverse Hiring Look Like?

What Does Diverse Hiring Look Like?

Prior to the rise of remote work, companies tended to focus their hiring on talent that was located near the office. Location bias has long been an issue for tech companies that has stunted their ability to access qualified candidates and a larger...

Helping Growth Companies Choose the Right Ecosystem

Helping Growth Companies Choose the Right Ecosystem

Scaling your company is almost like planting a seedling. Its surroundings play a large part in whether it grows or collapses.  When your company is in a time of transition, choosing the right ecosystem can be a make-or-break decision. Choosing the...

Perspectives on Hiring from Distributed Companies

Perspectives on Hiring from Distributed Companies

One America Works recently hosted a conversation about hiring with a distributed perspective for community and business leaders that are responding to the continued changes in the economy and workplace. There were a lot of insightful comments from...

Nashville Tech Ecosystem Guide

Nashville 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...

MedTech Finds a Home in Nashville

MedTech Finds a Home in Nashville

As a whole, the tech sector has attracted some of the best innovators to create solutions for some of society’s most pressing challenges – things like communication, transportation, sales and product management.  At the same time, tech disrupted an...

What’s the Best Way to Expand Your High Growth Team?

What’s the Best Way to Expand Your High Growth Team?

Finding talent for your business is hard. As your business grows, it is important to find the right people to help take your company to the next level. Yet, the tech industry is a competitive market for recruiting and retaining talent for the...

Pivoting and Partnering to Succeed

Pivoting and Partnering to Succeed

The pandemic has shuttered entire industries, and put into sharp contrast companies which can pivot and grow in the face of a shutdown. As of late August, 180,000 retail businesses have closed - 60 percent of which will be closed permanently - and...

Tech Companies Wind Up in the Windy City

Tech Companies Wind Up in the Windy City

Chicago, the city with a skyline like no other, is also home to some of the most exciting innovations in the tech industry. Tech companies are surging in from the west coast and the ones already established in Chicago are booming. Chicago’s...

Raleigh and the Research Triangle

Raleigh and the Research Triangle

Most people think of the big tech powerhouses as coastal cities like San Francisco, New York, and Seattle. However, at One America Works, we know there is a lot of innovation and economic success happening in cities all over the country. The...

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