And the winners are...
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. More
  1. 1. CSI
  2. 2. Pandora Internet Radio
  3. 3. Prometheus Research
  4. 4. TerraCycle
  5. 5. Perez, APC
  1. 6. Hillard Heintze
  2. 7. Nitel
  3. 8. FutureNet Group
  4. 9. DynaLabs
  5. 10. Emma

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. more
One man’s rubbish is Terracycle’s bounty
Terracycle got its start selling worm poop as fertilizer to the likes of Home Depot and Wal-Mart and has since turned itself into a burgeoning trash-to-treasure emporium. more
Meet the accidental entrepreneurs
While some spend years toiling with the dream of running their own business, others simply stumble into startup success. more
What will it take to rebuild inner city America?
Harvard’s Michael Porter discusses the shifts, both good and bad, that American inner cities have endured over the years, and how to strengthen urban economies going forward. more
Not your average convenience store
City Feed and Supply in Boston, Mass., stocks its shelves with all locally-supplied product and business is booming. more