What do a federal grant and robot cockroaches have in common?

The Next Idea All it takes is one new innovation or successful company to change the economic fortunes of an entire city or region. More often though, it’s the cumulative effect of many new innovations and successful companies that create lasting economic change. Regardless if it’s one or 1000, new tech companies have an arduous path to success. Yet because of their potentially huge payoffs, competition to host them and their talented workforce is fierce. One hiccup in a new company’s funding could halt the development of a promising innovation, or force the company to relocate to another state with more resources, taking future jobs and tax revenue with it.  Tech entrepreneurs are all too familiar with the loveless land of shrugs and empty pockets that I like to call…


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