Jeff Immelt on gas, Richard Branson on entrepreneurs, Ted Leonsis on the Internet of things, and more … all these are posts on LinkedIn’s new Big Idea 2014 channel, featuring writing from key business leaders about what they believe will be the defining idea of 2014: http://www.linkedin.com/channels/bigideas2014 Which one are you betting on?

Jeff Immelt on gas, Richard Branson on entrepreneurs, Ted Leonsis on the Internet of things, and more … all these are posts on LinkedIn’s new Big Idea 2014 channel, featuring writing from key business leaders about what they believe will be the defining idea of 2014: http://www.linkedin.com/channels/bigideas2014 Which one are you betting on?

   Is Blacksburg, VA, the best-kept startup secret in America? That’s what Tech Cocktail says in this thought-provoking blog about the small community in the southwestern portion of the state – which happens to be one of the first to get gigabit internet connectivity, benefits from an entrepreneurship initiative launched by Virginia Tech, and the birthplace of startups Koofers, MailPilot and Virtual U. Even Rackspace has chosen Blacksburg as its next site for expansion. Read more about it here: http://tech.co/blacksburg-va-best-kept-startup-secret-america-2013-11. 

Is Blacksburg, VA, the best-kept startup secret in America? That’s what Tech Cocktail says in this thought-provoking blog about the small community in the southwestern portion of the state – which happens to be one of the first to get gigabit internet connectivity, benefits from an entrepreneurship initiative launched by Virginia Tech, and the birthplace of startups Koofers, MailPilot and Virtual U. Even Rackspace has chosen Blacksburg as its next site for expansion. Read more about it here: http://tech.co/blacksburg-va-best-kept-startup-secret-america-2013-11