Start-Up Nation – The Atlantic


How Tumblr Hired Its 3rd Employee, Or, The Luckiest Cold 'Call' Ever Alexis Madrigal

How Tumblr Hired Its 3rd Employee, Or, The Luckiest Cold 'Call' Ever

A random email landed Marc LaFountain a job with one of the hottest startups around -- and happened to bring Tumblr to Richmond

Profile: Suzanne Davenport, Mother of 6 (5 Kids, 1 Company) Alexis Madrigal

Profile: Suzanne Davenport, Mother of 6 (5 Kids, 1 Company)

A classic entrepreneur with an unusual demographic profile

Startup South: Richmond Introduction flickr/ephien

Startup South: Richmond Introduction

Richmond is blossoming into a tech hub thanks to a great research university, a big creative agency, and cheap, beautiful real estate

Startup South: Road Trip Diary, Day 0 Alexis Madrigal

Startup South: Road Trip Diary, Day 0

With less than 12 hours until we hit the road, we're almost done getting ready

A Quick Guide to Tracking #StartupSouth Alexis Madrigal

A Quick Guide to Tracking #StartupSouth

How to follow our road trip through the south's tech landscape

The Importance of Social Networks to Start-Up Economies Ipyo/Flickr

The Importance of Social Networks to Start-Up Economies

As our metropolitan areas grow larger, the synapses that connect them -- highly networked people -- become more and more essential to economic growth

The Spread of Start-Up America and the Rise of the High-Tech South Condor 36/Shutterstock

The Spread of Start-Up America and the Rise of the High-Tech South

Start-up culture is taking root in lots of places -- and not just the usual suspects. Some of the hottest hotbeds are in the South.

The Shifting Patterns of Patent Growth Martin Prosperity Institute

The Shifting Patterns of Patent Growth

Silicon Valley is eight times more productive than the national average. But it wasn't always this way.

Where the Innovators Are Martin Prosperity Institute

Where the Innovators Are

Regional data shows how dense areas of invention tend to be

How Startups Have Changed the Way American Business Thinks IR Stone/Shutterstock

How Startups Have Changed the Way American Business Thinks

While other countries may create superior products, America generates startups that forever shift the nation's economic structure