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Billionaire Steve Case says too much venture capitalist money goes to businesses on the coasts. So he's touring the middle of the country on a bus in search of the next big idea
Tennessee economic development chief Bob Rolfe sees Memphis headed in the right direction, though the state could be doing more to help in key areas of job retention and small business growth.
Hustler. Socialite. Intermediary. What comes to mind when someone says they are in real estate? Try matchmaker. Leasing Angels, a full-service real estate firm, acts as a leasing agent for apartment communities and single-family homes.
The future of entrepreneurship in America will include many more people of color than in the past, as recent data shows. The city of Memphis is making the most of the trend.
Data on startups and venture capital financing in so-called second- and third-tier startup hubs across the midwestern and southern United States is fairly spotty.
Just about a year ago, Richard Smith declared, quite publicly, that a culture of complacency had mired Memphis, stagnating the economy.
A city official confirmed Wednesday that Memphis will not invest a portion of its pension money into a local nonprofit’s investment fund.
Through the Broad Angels Network, founder Lisa Toro is helping female-run businesses thrive in the city
The City of Memphis CFO is not going to present a plan to the city's pension investment committee to invest $10 million from its pension fund in the local startup booster Epicenter Fund after a consultant recommended against it.
Over the past four years, Memphis City Hall has diverted nearly $200 million worth of local tax revenue into the strained municipal pension fund.
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