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Location Matters for Entrepreneurship

“Location, location, location,” is known as the real estate agents’ mantra. According to assistant professor Jorge Guzman, the phrase is also applicable to entrepreneurship and startups, particularly those in the technology industry. “When it comes to startups, location matters,” Guzman says. “It helps you connect with the ideas around you, find capital, hire employees, and … Continued