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The Pace of Job Growth Is Accelerating in Memphis, Sacramento, Vegas

The Pace of Job Growth Is Accelerating in Memphis, Sacramento, Vegas

| bloomberg.com | Mar 18, 2019
Memphis, Sacramento, and Las Vegas were the top three large U.S. metro areas in January for job creation compared to their average 10-year employment rate, according to a Bloomberg analysis of Bureau of Labor Statistics data.
Black Theatres Across the U.S.

Black Theatres Across the U.S.

Online | americantheatre.org | Mar 13, 2019
A listing of arts organizations dedicated to producing stage work about the African American and Black experience, and to developing artists and audiences of color.

Could Memphis be the Silicon Valley of ag?

Online | dailymemphian.com | Mar 13, 2019
Agriculture is a $5 trillion industry that affects everyone, from the foods they eat to the clothes they wear. It has yet to be fully disrupted by technology or innovation, but that’s about to change.
Not just BBQ and blues: inclusive places to visit in Memphis

Not just BBQ and blues: inclusive places to visit in Memphis

Online | lonelyplanet.com | Mar 6, 2019
The city of Memphis is most known for Graceland and other historical haunts like Beale Street. But a recent rise in its millennial population (4th fastest rate in the country, according to TIME) has sparked a revitalization of its arts and culture scene.
Top 5 cities for Americans earning $50,000

Top 5 cities for Americans earning $50,000

Online | foxbusiness.com | Mar 6, 2019
GOBankingRates looked at the 100 most populous metropolitan areas and analyzed a number of factors including median rent, the cost of groceries, utilities and transportation, as well as taxes to determine where a $50,000 salary would get you the furthest.
The Impact Of A Profound Gentleman

The Impact Of A Profound Gentleman

Online | theqgentleman.com | Mar 4, 2019
As the next generation is groomed to take over the world, meet a few Profound Gentleman who are responsible for helping make our future leaders knowlegable.
Memphis’ Goal: To Grow Revenue At Minority-Owned Firms By $50M In Five Years

Memphis’ Goal: To Grow Revenue At Minority-Owned Firms By $50M In Five Years

Online | forbes.com | Feb 25, 2019
The future of entrepreneurship in America will include many more people of color than in the past, as recent data shows.
The 2019 World’s Most Innovative Companies

The 2019 World’s Most Innovative Companies

Online | fastcompany.com | Feb 21, 2019
Indigo Ag took the 35th spot!
Ann Arbor and Memphis are among the top cities for female founders raising their first round

Ann Arbor and Memphis are among the top cities for female founders raising their first round

Online | venturebeat.com | Feb 19, 2019
A study out today on the state of venture-backed, female-founded startups in the U.S. features geographic data Heartland startup leaders might want to take note of.
FedEx Logistics moving global HQ Downtown in $47M project

FedEx Logistics moving global HQ Downtown in $47M project

Online | bizjournals.com | Feb 12, 2019
About 660 FedEx Logistics employees will soon occupy the Gibson Guitar Factory building in Downtown Memphis.