A look in to micro-economies and business communities
drive global shifts.
These are perspectives of the resilient, connected and often eccentric, individuals
who organize events, contribute as business owners and lead
initiatives for small business ecosystems.
THEMES & ICONS TO NOTE
You will see one of these next to each segment noting the category of focus.
LOCAL BUSINESS OWNER
HISTORICAL / SUBJECT MATTER
ECOSYSTEM LEADER / COMMUNITY BUILDER
Broadening the scope of individual knowledge and empowering the
local business movement.
Local businesses and ecosystem building can feel like a bubble. Local founders, city officials and community leaders are experts of that bubble: their market.
We're highlighting their insights about what’s thriving, what’s historically happened in the local area, how to plug in, where to start and how to grow in local economies.
Increase local wealth that recirculates within the community
Preserve local character
Create good jobs
Empower individuals to have a say in policy-making
Decrease environmental impacts
Compete with big businesses