How to Create the Next Silicon Valley: Entrepreneurship Everywhere

Can a strong entrepreneurial ecosystem exist outside the core hotbeds of venture capital activity, such as San Francisco, New York City or Boston? As more cities and regions attempt to understand the key ingredients to generating new high-growth jobs and venture activity, the most successful entrepreneur-focused strategies remind us that entrepreneurship comes in many shapes and sizes. This panel features economic developers and thought leaders with experience in supporting every kind of aspiring business – from the second-stage company to the Main Street storefront to the home-based microenterprise. Learn new ideas on how to provide the right combination of assets and services to build an entrepreneurial environment with a universal focus and comprehensive results.