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The mayor’s newly appointed Advocate for the Innovation Economy cites gender diversity for startups as a top priority, Toronto Metro reports.
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.
Verde Vertical has added greenery to more than 400 public spaces across the megacity, CCTV America reports.
The Chicago-based firm, Ekistic, wants to help fledgling companies build viable businesses that can make cities more efficient.
The Rockefeller Foundation is seeking scalable solutions on crime, pollution, education, inequality and more.
Mayor John Tory helped launch a new website designed to attract and lure startups to Canada’s largest city, StartupToronto says.
Mayor Rubik Danilovich is on a mission to transform this Israeli desert outpost into a beehive of innovation and entrepreneurship, Forbes reports.
A startup provides waste pickers with battery-powered e-trikes and a livable wage, Business Day reports.
Cities can attract new ventures by keeping pace with fast-changing technology and connecting early-stage businesses to investors, the Wall Street Journal reports.
The city will implement 70 projects under an initiative that aims to empower citizens and visitors with digital information, MobileSyrup reports.
An “Idea Bank” would give Johannesburg’s poor a place to “deposit” business concepts in search of mentoring and funding, UrbanAfrica.net reports.
Modeled after Amazon.com, Singapore Post is riding the boom in e-commerce, the New York Times reports.
African cities need Asian-style urban food stalls that offer affordable meals and economic opportunity, Mail & Guardian Africa reports.