Georgia: Primed for Innovation-Based Businesses

By David Hodes

“There is a wealth of business incentives out there for Georgia businesses,” says Chris Cummiskey, commissioner of the Georgia Department of Economic Development. “If you look at the Southeast of the country in general, it is a growing part of the country. The marketplace is moving in…

02 Oct 2:44 PM 0 Read More...

Arizona is High-Tech Strong

By David Hodes

Arizona is one of those success stories that came from surviving the depths of a bad housing market over the last few years, operating with a balanced budget while turning its attention to knowledge-based startups that keep propelling the state’s positive gains.

Highlights of the…

02 Oct 2:33 PM 0 Read More...

Ireland Chases the Next Big Thing

Dublin at night.
By Barry O’Dowd

How to spot the next big thing has always puzzled entrepreneurs, educators, and business leaders alike. Henry Ford understood that intuition trumped conventional wisdom, and is thought to have remarked that “if I had asked people what they wanted, they would have said…

03 Sep 3:21 PM 0 Read More...

Thailand and Big Data: A Perfect Match

By Supisara Chomparn

IBM’s decision to open its new business innovation analytics center in Thailand could not have come at a more appropriate time. In just the last year, the big data revolution has swept the globe and is now playing a crucial role in determining how businesses and…

03 Sep 12:08 PM 0 Read More...

Ontario: A High-Tech Bread Basket on the Rise

By David Hodes

Ontario, this major province of the 10 provinces in Canada, has always been strong in manufacturing and agriculture, in many cases because of its proximity to major cities in the U.S. East Coast where partnerships and distribution arrangements are easily coordinated.

The government of Ontario has…

03 Sep 11:08 AM 0 Read More...