Traditional economic indicators aren’t enough to help communities make data-driven decisions that help foster a vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystem. Here are three ways to better measure the grassroots economy.
Kansas City has traction, said Davyeon Ross, but the city and its support network must keep the ball moving. “It’s impressive how much these startups and companies are contributing to the community and the economy,” said Ross co-founder and COO of ShotTracker.
Earlier this year I traveled to Puerto Rico for the first time since Hurricane Maria. For years I’d had an interest in Puerto Rico’s emerging tech scene. This time, I went anxious to get a good look at how that tech scene was fairing post-Maria.
With widespread internet connectivity, high receptiveness to new technologies and a trend-conscious public, South Korea is arguably the optimal market for startups to introduce and test new tech-based services. Despite these opportunities, however, Korea can also be one of the most challenging places for startups due to rigid regulations that often shut down or limit the growth of new business models, such as th…
Technical.ly’s Editorial Calendar explores a different topic each month. The August 2018 topic is Technologists of Color. These stories highlight the contributions of technologists and entrepreneurs of color across Technical.ly’s five markets.