Originally settled in 1847 and later incorporated as a city in 1857, Appleton has a long history as the center of the Fox River Valley region, becoming a cultural and economic hotspot.
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Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Spotlight: Worcester, MA
Worcester, aka the ‘Heart of the Commonwealth’ has a history of manufacturing with a growing reputation for entrepreneurship.
Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Spotlight: Oshkosh-Neenah, WI
Oshkosh-Neenah, WI are a pair of quaint cities with interesting histories leading back to the beginning of lumber and paper industries.
Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Spotlight: New Haven-Milford, CT
Known as one of the U.S.A’s first planned cities, New Haven-Milford CT continues to thrive with innovation. As of 2019, they’ve been recognized as an ideal location for tech startups.
Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Spotlight: Manchester-Nashua, NH
Manchester-Nashua has economies that were previously centered around a now-defunct textiles industry, but both have recently experienced an economic renaissance.
Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Spotlight: Lafayette, IN
Lafayette, Indiana’s economy largely revolves around Purdue University which also offers opportunities for business owners and entrepreneurs.
Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Spotlight: Fort Collins-Loveland, CO
The Fort Collins – Loveland area is one of the top cities for creative minds and is building a reputation for innovation and entrepreneurship.
Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Spotlight: Corvallis, OR
Despite its small size, Corvallis has a history of entrepreneurial success: the city appeared on Livability and Entrepreneur magazine’s rankings of the best cities for entrepreneurs in both 2016 and 2017.
Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Spotlight: Champaign-Urbana, IL
Just south of Chicago, Champaign-Urbana is fostering a growing community of entrepreneurs and innovators.
Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Spotlight: Wichita, KS
From the city’s earliest days as a trading post to an aircraft manufacturing boom in the 1920s and 30s that earned it the nickname “The Air Capital of the World,” Wichita has long been an economic hub for Kansas and the Midwest.