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The 9:01: Former Pittsburgh mayor and ULI fellow Tom Murphy on Memphis’ future

The 9:01: Former Pittsburgh mayor and ULI fellow Tom Murphy on Memphis’ future
A former Pittsburgh mayor and current fellow at the Urban Land Institute, Tom Murphy has been no stranger to Memphis over the past couple of years. Murphy was part of the national ULI panel that delivered a recommendation on Memphis Fairgrounds development …
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Start up your future: Teaching for today’s entrepreneurial business culture

Start up your future: Teaching for today’s entrepreneurial business culture
(BPT) – Every year Christine Rainwater asks her Washington, D.C.-based undergraduate business students the same question on their first day of class: are any of you interested in starting a business? “Ten years ago, I would only get two or three students …
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Start up your future: Teaching for today’s entrepreneurial business culture

Start up your future: Teaching for today’s entrepreneurial business culture
I think they’re surrounded by fast-growing startups like Uber and GrubHub, and they feel inspired to quickly bring their own business ideas to life.” Business enterprise shows like Shark Tank, Beyond the Tank, and How I Made My Millions are indicative …
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Will Kevin Willer’s exit impact 1871 and Chicago’s future as tech start-up hotspot?

Will Kevin Willer’s exit impact 1871 and Chicago’s future as tech start-up hotspot?
One of the goals of 1871 was to position Chicago as a newly-emerging center for tech start-ups — something akin to what Silicon Valley was in its infancy many years ago. In December, 2012, some seven months after the launch of 1871, the start-up center …
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