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Description: There’s a seemingly endless fascination with the notion of startup hubs, particularly in smaller cities like Des Moines or Boulder, Colo., that aren’t always thought of as industrial centers. There’s good reason for the interest: A growing strain of economic research has highlighted the importance of fast-growth tech firms as engines of job creation.

Source: Businessweek.com

Date: Sep 04, 2013

Link: http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2013-09-04/startup-hubs-don-t-spring-up-overnight#r=nav-fst

Questions for Discussions:

  • According to the report, what is the formula for stimulating more start-up businesses?
  • Which factors are more important?
  • What does this report say to HR management in existing firms and those thinking of  creating another start-up?

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