A newly released report by the Reshoring Initiative found reshoring and related trends in foreign direct investment (FDI) were up 20 percent in 2014 from the record levels in 2013.
My colleague Matt Carmichael, editor of Livability.com and a contributor to this blog, is in line for at least a set of steak knives if not a brand, new Cadillac for his insights this week on sure-fire tactics to get project approval for a development plan. “A good idea is never good enough,” Matt writes. […]
When it comes to venture funding, there is California, and there is everyone else. According to the PricewaterhouseCoopers and National Venture Capital Association MoneyTree report, based on data from Thomson Reuters, California alone accounted for more than 1,800 venture funding deals in 2014, worth a staggering $28.5 billion. Even more staggering is this: more than 85 […]
The road to economic growth is paved with innovation. That’s been the consensus of many recent economic studies across industries, and it also holds true of a new report published by the National Bureau of Economic Research that examines how innovation is driving growth for some of the most successful businesses. And not just innovation […]