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In Oklahoma City, Entrepreneurs Aim to Create the Next Cool Startup Scene

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

In America's heartland, the race is on to show that not all cutting-edge products have to come from Silicon Valley

The Flaming Lips and Economic Development

Gregg Fraley, Author of Jack's Notebook

As many of you know I’ve participated in the annual State of Creativity Forum in Oklahoma for several years. Scott Booker is CEO.

Kevin Durant Could Teach Businesses a Thing or Two

crowdSPRING Blog

He explains: By the turn of the century, no two (much less three or four) stars could coexist in one city. OKC fans are devastated and angry.

Why Kevin Durant's Golden State Warriors Deal Is a Smart Finance Strategy

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Earlier this week, the NBA player announced his plans to leave the Oklahoma City Thunder tojoin theGolden State Warriors as a free agent.

This NBA Star Is Changing How Nike Markets to Men

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Oklahoma City guard Russell Westbrook has passion for fashion--and entrepreneurship

Leadership Lessons From Kevin Durant's MVP Acceptance Speech

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

The superstar forward for the NBA''s Oklahoma City Thunder revealed during his Most Valuable Player acceptance speech that behind every great leader is an even greater mother. Kevin Durant, a forward for the Oklahoma City Thunder, was named the NBA''s Most Valuable Player on Tuesday. I had so much help," he said. "I

Sales Lessons From 13 Year Old Who Sold 22,000 Boxes of Girl Scout Cookies

Hunter Walker

When making the rounds in Oklahoma City, Francis wears her troop uniform and passes out business cards. She recently addressed a university’s entire business department and will be the July speaker at Oklahoma’s Professional Sales Association. I’ve got a term sheet waiting for this girl as soon as she’s ready!

Thunder look to advance; Hornets, Blazers try to even series

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — With the ebb and flow to the NBA playoffs, momentum can quickly shift

State of Creativity Forum is an Innovation Accelerant

Gregg Fraley, Author of Jack's Notebook

I’ve been involved* these past two years with a creativity conference in Oklahoma, now called the State of Creativity Forum.

Durant's 26 points lead Thunder past Hornets

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Kevin Durant scored 26 points to help the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Charlotte Hornets 109-95 on Wednesday night for their sixth straight win

Westbrook gets a 'T' for hitting official in head with ball

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP)

Westbrook leads Thunder to win over Hornets

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Russell Westbrook scored 29 points to lead the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 98-75 victory over Charlotte on Friday night, snapping the Hornets'' season-high four-game win streak

How Not to Get Lost in the Content Creation Wasteland

Duct Tape Marketing

Think of it like this: let’s say you live in Oklahoma City, and you plan to drive to Los Angeles, somewhere you’ve never been. It is.

Kevin Durant ruled out vs. Hornets because of foot soreness

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — Oklahoma City star Kevin Durant is sitting out the Thunder''s game Saturday night against the Charlotte Hornets because of soreness in his right foot CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP)

Durant scores 29 points, Thunder beat Hornets 109-90

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — Kevin Durant had 29 points and 11 rebounds, and the Oklahoma City Thunder pulled away in the second half to beat the Charlotte Hornets 109-90 on Saturday night CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP)

After 20 years: Updating the Berkus Method of valuation

Berkonomics

Valuations are higher in Silicon Valley, Silicon Beach, New York and the North Carolina corridor than in Oklahoma City, Kansas City or Miami.

Welcome To The Fall Semester

Feld Thoughts

My fourth book, Startup Communities: Building an Entrepreneurial Ecosystem in Your City comes out at the end of the month. Amy and I are traveling all over the United States like nomads – San Francisco, Boise, Oklahoma City, St. I love this time of year. Here are a few of the things going on this fall. Or send her flowers.

SpareFoot Donates Storage Space to Tornado Victims

SiliconHills

Austin-based SpareFoot, the self-storage marketplace, will donate a month of storage space to people in Oklahoma affected by the devastating tornadoes in the Oklahoma City area. just to the South of Oklahoma City, on Tuesday. A massive tornado tore through Moore, Okla., Austin

Resetting My Priorities

Feld Thoughts

After a week at home I hit the road again around the release of Startup Communities and spent almost all of October on the road, reaching Boise, Oklahoma City, Chicago, Des Moines, San Francisco, Seattle, Detroit, Boston, Montreal, Toronto, Lexington, and Louisville. I got depressed. I turn 47 in a few weeks. And I did it to myself.

The 5 Best Cities to Start a Business

Business Plan Blog

To gauge the health of small-business lending in each city, NerdWallet analyzed business loans made by community banks in 2012. million.

Westbrook nets 33, Thunder top Hornets 110-103 minus Durant

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — Russell Westbrook had 33 points and 10 assists, Serge Ibaka and Enes Kanter also had double-doubles and the Oklahoma City Thunder defeated the Charlotte Hornets 110-103 Saturday CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP)

The Build 100 List of Sustained-Growth Companies

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

PROFILE COMPANY SITE England Logistics Location:Salt Lake City, UtahYear Founded:1997Industry:Logistics & Transportation2013 Head Count:2992012 Revenue:$400,000,000 INC. PROFILE COMPANY SITE H&H Shooting Sports Complex Location:Oklahoma City, OklahomaYear Founded:1981Industry:Retail2013 Head Count:1272012 Revenue:$22,229,848 INC.

Smells Like Money: The Business of Waste Management

Up and Running

“We’re able to tell people we separate out the water, we turn the solids into compost, and the water that we discharge to the city [.]

Kenai – RIP

Feld Thoughts

I had my bags with me as I was heading out for an overnight trip to Oklahoma City. Our beloved dog Kenai died yesterday at 10:20 am. He was at our house in Eldorado Springs with Amy and our other dog Brooks. It was sudden and unexpected – he went quickly and painlessly. He was 12. ” Kenai was a magnificent dog. 110 pounds.

Is This the World's Most Creative Manufacturer?

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

The IDSA, New York City chapter, had come to hear Kaufman talk about his buzzy and fast-growing company, a burgeoning font of product development.

How Complying With Obamacare Can Boost (Yes, Boost) Business

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Ihloff Salon and Day Spa employs about 130 people across two locations in Tulsa and one in Norman, outside Oklahoma City. ”

A Win for Hobby Lobby in High Court Case Could Cost You Big

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

affiliate are part of a family-owned enterprise with 14,000 employees, based in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc.

Start Praying Now for a Ruling Against Religious Belief Exemptions

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

affiliate are part of a family-owned enterprise with 14,000 employees, based in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc.

[Video] The Inner Net

YoungUpstarts

This video is presented by Scott Klososky and Future Point of View consulting based in Oklahoma City, OK. Stirring stuff indeed.

Story Behind The Replacements SHTF Bootleg

Mark Birch

This show from Oklahoma City in 1984 however was different as Replacements sound guy Bill MacLeslie explains in his account from the show that evening. Story Behind The Replacements SHTF Bootleg : Most bootlegs of The Replacements were terrible because either the sound was awful or the band was awful.

The SBA Caps Off National Small Business Week by Honoring Outstanding Entrepreneurs

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Deidre Ebrey, the director of Economic Development and Marketing for the City of Moore, Oklahoma, received the Phoenix Award for Outstanding Contributions to Disaster Recovery by a Public Official. In May 2013, a tornado ripped through Moore, a suburb of Oklahoma City. An awards ceremony on Friday in Washington, D.C.

SpareFoot Donates Storage Space to Tornado Victims

Austin Startup

Self-storage marketplace SpareFoot is offering relief to those affected by the devastating tornadoes in the Oklahoma City area. The Austin, TX-based company will donate a month of storage to businesses, families and individuals who need temporary space to store and protect their belongings in the aftermath of the tornadoes.

Flush With Funds, Lyft Pushes Through Two-Dozen Launches

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

That''s 60 cities total for Lyft in the United States, more than any other upstart ride-hailing company. Keep an eye out for those mustaches

COVER FRIDAY: Takin’ Care of Business performed by The.

Mark Birch

The name of this infamous bootleg from a show in Oklahoma City in 1984 says it all. COVER FRIDAY: Takin’ Care of Business performed by The Replacements - When you went to a ‘Mats show, it was always a bit of a Jekyll and Hyde gamble. That is when their shows would usually devolve into half-baked and half-finished covers.

Cornering the Granite Market in Brazil

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Tavares says the plan for the future is to continue targeting cities with populations around 500,000. Importing granite is gamble. 5000 list.

Building Bridges in Oklahoma

Gregg Fraley, Author of Jack's Notebook

It’s in Oklahoma City - - but make no mistake — this is now an international event. So, I hope to see you in Oklahoma.

What You Can Do, in the Face of the Boston Bombings

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

In Oklahoma City, a powerful explosive in the Federal Building in 1995 killed 168 people and injured almost 700. So what''s new? The U.S.

The LeanLaunch Pad at Stanford – Class 7: Revenue Model

Steve Blank

Veritas team put it into overdrive and did mass interviews of city officials across the United States. Week 7 of the class. Oops. No more.