Heard on the Street – here’s what we were reading last week:
The Obama Presidential Library That Isn’t: The Obama Presidential Center will not include a presidential library – instead, the Obama Foundation will digitize the roughly 30 million pages of unclassified paper records from the administration so they can be made available online.
Report: $100 Billion Would Put Northern New England On 80% Clean Energy: A study commissioned by CEI and the Nature Conservancy found that Northern New England could adopt renewable energy on a large scale, at a cost of $100 billion.
Entrepreneurs don’t have a special gene for risk – they come from families with money: Entrepreneurship is on the rise, but the most common shared trait among entrepreneurs is access to financial capital – family money, an inheritance, or a pedigree and connections that allow for access to financial stability.
Holyoke Economic Development Board hire consultant for small business loan study: The Holyoke Economic Development and Industrial Corporation has hired Next Street to conduct a study of the city’s business climate and where future loans should be directed.