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Building Innovation Hubs Outside of Silicon Valley

The great 2020 migration from larger metro areas to more-affordable and less-populated cities and towns has created an opportunity for many of these mid-size and smaller communities to become tech innovation and entrepreneurial hubs of the future. Local businesses, civic leaders, foundations, and educators are teaming up to foster new tech-centric economies that will unleash new employment opportunities for all and encourage small business creation.

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  1. The role universities and community colleges are playing in these new tech-centric community initiatives
  2. What in-demand industries are at the center of these innovation hubs
  3. Examples of how the stakeholders are working together to reimage their economies



Ramona Schindelheim, Editor-in-Chief, WorkingNation

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