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The 10 Best U.S. Cities to Start a Business in for 2016

Up and Running

Oklahoma City, OK. Ranked third by WalletHub, Oklahoma City has also been found to be a great city for STEM professionals, entrepreneurial women, and small tech businesses. Furthermore, Oklahoma City is one of the fastest growing U.S. Furthermore, Oklahoma City is one of the fastest growing U.S. SCORE Oklahoma City.

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Preventing Stupid: 3 Questions Every Business Owner Must Ask

YoungUpstarts

In western Oklahoma there are many companies depending on oil production for their livelihood. Catastrophes are the natural and man-made disasters that originate outside your business and hinder your goals. They may be forces of nature, such as a fire or hurricane, or market fluctuations.

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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. The theme this year is Building Bridges, and it is an apt one for a diverse state like Oklahoma. I also expect to see the Governor of Oklahoma, Mary Fallon, and former Olympian Bart Connor. So, I hope to see you in Oklahoma.

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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. Even the governor, Mary Fallin, was there to support the notion that creativity and innovation is how Oklahoma moves forward. It’s all taking place November 13th in Oklahoma City.

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Oklahoma — Fostering Creativity for Innovation

Gregg Fraley, Author of Jack's Notebook

I participated earlier this week in the Oklahoma Creativity Forum. It was an impressively well staged event, as professional a creativity/innovation conference as I’ve seen anywhere in the world, and I’ve been to conferences all over the globe.

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TechStars Patriot Boot Camp Is Happening This Week

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Miyasaki, Oklahoma State University. Matt Talbot, GoSpotCheck. Matt Thompson, TroopSwap. Michael Kelley, Arc Angel Fund. Michael Mayernick, Spinnakr. Nathan Day, SoftLayer. Nick Wichert, VETransfer. Patrick Riley, Global Accelerator Network. Paul Berberian, Orbotix. Paul Ford, SoftLayer. Paul Laurence, Cooley.

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Schools Kill Creativity

Gregg Fraley, Author of Jack's Notebook

His big-heart work included rural Oklahoma; he assisted in boosting that states educational system, and it will have a lasting impact ( Oklahoma Creativity Forum is a notable event Ken appeared at several times). In person Sir Ken had another quality I admire. He was kind. He had a heart as big as his IQ.

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