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Inner City 100
Fastest growing inner city businesses in the U.S.
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From Pandora Internet Radio to a New Orleans reconstruction stalwart, America's urban cores are home to a host of rising stars. Here's the top 100, as ranked by the Initiative for a Competitive Inner City.
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The secrets of inner city business success
The companies on this year’s Inner City 100 have managed to build fast-growing businesses in economically depressed cities. Here’s how they are doing it.
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