Category: Business

From the Mayor of Boston: How to Streamline Permitting and Licensing for Small Businesses

This is a guest post by Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh. The first HubHacks Challenge was held to design a better online permitting process for the city of Boston. (Photo: Dave Levy) Since my first day in office, I have committed to making sure that small businesses throughout Boston have all of the tools they need to

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Expanding on the President’s TechHire Initiative: How Innovation Districts Catalyze Jobs, Creativity & Growth

President Barack Obama, seen here speaking at NLC’s Congressional City Conference on Monday, March 9, revealed his new TechHire initiative to expand access to tech jobs in communities across the country. NLC has just released a new research brief on Innovation Districts that explores the President’s ideas in more depth, specifically reinforcing the important intersection

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