Entrepreneurship

The mayor’s newly appointed Advocate for the Innovation Economy cites gender diversity for startups as a top priority, Toronto Metro reports. 

December 22, 2016

A delegation led by Mayor John Tory visited Tel Aviv and Ramallah to learn about fostering a startup culture, according to the City of Toronto.

December 1, 2016

Verde Vertical has added greenery to more than 400 public spaces across the megacity, CCTV America reports. 

November 30, 2016

The Chicago-based firm, Ekistic, wants to help fledgling companies build viable businesses that can make cities more efficient.

October 12, 2016

The Rockefeller Foundation is seeking scalable solutions on crime, pollution, education, inequality and more. 

August 25, 2016
Behind the bottom-up push to make the Congolese capital the ‘Paris of Africa’
The Chennai company helps neighborhood scrap dealers fetch higher prices for recyclables.
Flavie Halais July 14, 2016
Most of the world's cities don't have official street names or addresses. A UK company has a way to fix that.
Flavie Halais July 14, 2016
The ridesharing service is putting more money in the pockets of drivers and inspiring them to open what is often their first bank accounts.
Flavie Halais July 13, 2016

Mayor John Tory helped launch a new website designed to attract and lure startups to Canada’s largest city, StartupToronto says. 

February 24, 2016

Mayor Rubik Danilovich is on a mission to transform this Israeli desert outpost into a beehive of innovation and entrepreneurship, Forbes reports. 

October 16, 2015
Entrepreneurs without offices already love libraries for the free Wi-Fi. At 'The Library', they get much more than that.
Gregory Scruggs October 16, 2015

A startup provides waste pickers with battery-powered e-trikes and a livable wage, Business Day reports.  

September 22, 2015

Cities can attract new ventures by keeping pace with fast-changing technology and connecting early-stage businesses to investors, the Wall Street Journal reports. 

June 30, 2015

The city will implement 70 projects under an initiative that aims to empower citizens and visitors with digital information, MobileSyrup reports. 

May 29, 2015

An “Idea Bank” would give Johannesburg’s poor a place to “deposit” business concepts in search of mentoring and funding, UrbanAfrica.net reports. 

May 25, 2015

Modeled after Amazon.com, Singapore Post is riding the boom in e-commerce, the New York Times reports. 

May 21, 2015

African cities need Asian-style urban food stalls that offer affordable meals and economic opportunity, Mail & Guardian Africa reports.

May 7, 2015
Any dead street in the South Australia city is fair game for an experiment in bringing it to life.
Stephanie Johnston April 29, 2015
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