All posts tagged “boston

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Vancouver-Seattle

The New York Times has an interesting article up talking about how Vancouver and Seattle are trying to more closely align themselves and create a unified tech corridor.  BC premier Christy Clark and Washington governor Jay Inslee recently signed an agreement to that effect, which… Read More

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The rise of tech outposts

What happens when wages and real estate prices become too high in a city? Companies start growing in lower cost locations. We’ve all seen this before.  Fred Wilson recently blogged about this “spillover effect”, citing a New York Times article talking about the growth of tech offices… Read More

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Hello Boston

I arrived in Boston early this morning. It has been about a decade since I was last here. I took the subway in from the airport, which is typically what I like to do when I visit a city. It’s such a great way to get… Read More

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Thoughts on inclusionary zoning

Ontario is looking to pass legislation that would allow municipalities in the province to implement something known as inclusionary zoning. If passed and should municipalities decide to use this tool (Toronto almost certainly would), developers would then be required and/or incentivized to include some percentage… Read More

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Peer-to-peer solar startup

Airbnb is a platform that connects people who have extra space with people who need space. It’s a peer-to-peer hospitality company. Yeloha, which is a startup I just discovered today, is a peer-to-peer solar company based out of Boston.  In the same vein as Airbnb,… Read More