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How several U.S. cities built their urban innovation ecosystems
Peter Engelke and Robert A. Manning July 7, 2017
The challenge “activated local networks of innovators who are showing early staying power,” the Knight Foundation says at it winds down the contest.
David Hatch June 12, 2017
CityTaps aims to overcome the forces that drive water utilities away from serving poor customers in developing cities.
Flavie Halais June 6, 2017
The first of an annual report rounds up transformative ideas from 57 countries.
David Hatch February 9, 2017

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 DIY way to get light safely and cheaply into off-the-grid areas.
Anna Valmero October 20, 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
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