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8 ideas for startup cities

During our last #citytalk we asked you the best ingredients in creating a startup city. Here are 8 of the best ideas.


#CityTalk: The start-up city

We are exploring the ingredients to promote startups and entrepreneurship in cities.


Breaking barriers one cup of coffee at a time

Mike Wilter travels to Granada, Nicaragau, finding a coffee shop and creative centre, providing dignity in work, to those finding it difficult to integrate into the labour market.


7 ideas from #CityTalk for Rio +20 : Jobs, Energy and Cities

With Rio+20 kicking off next week in Brazil, we decided to host our most recent #citytalk tweetchat on the topic of energy, jobs, and sustainable cities – three subjects noted as priority areas for the debate in Rio. Hundreds of people joined the discussion, including our many special guests from Siemens AG, and our conversation reached over 80,000 twitter users.

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Jobs, Energy and Cities on the road to Rio +20

[ June 11, 2012; ] Seven critical issues will be at the forefront of discussions and receive ‘priority attention’ at the upcoming Rio+20 Summit. The broad range of issues on the agenda includes decent jobs, energy, sustainable cities, food security and sustainable agriculture, water, oceans and disaster readiness.

With growing calls to move from policies to action, the challenge has been set for all stakeholders – including citizens […]

Should the Cape Economic Development Agency look towards the East?

According to McKinsey Quarterly, more than 20 of the world’s top 50 cities ranked by GDP will be located in Asia by the year 2025, up from 8 in 2007. With the recent approval of the Cape Economic Development Agency by the provincial cabinet, what does the output of the McKinsey research mean […]