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OKC tops Entrepreneur.com's list of "25 Cities Worth Moving to If You Want to Launch a Business"

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Sujan Patel, a contributor for Entrepreneur.com, recently ranked 25 cities for would-be entrepreneurs to move to if they want to start a business. Oklahoma City ranked first. Here's what he wrote: "In business -- as in real estate -- it’s all about location, location, location. Despite the rise in remote-work arrangements, this sentiment holds true

Read about strategic plan for schools, OKC job growth, in September POINT!

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Catch up with the Greater Oklahoma City and its news in the latest issue of The POINT! newsletter, available online in both magazine format and as a PDF. In it, you can read and learn about: The new Oklahoma City Schools Compact between the Oklahoma City Public School District, City of Oklahoma City, the Oklahoma City Public Schools Foundation, the United

Register now for health business forum

Thursday, September 3, 2015

You are invited to attend an important forum addressing the health of our community and how it relates to economic development from 12:30 to 6 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 10, at the Oklahoma City-County Health Department, Northeast Regional Health and Wellness Campus, 2600 NE 63rd Street. The “Better Health Through Economic Opportunity” forum is

SJC Marketing Expands Services by Partnering with Marketoís Marketing Automation Platform

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

SJC Marketing announced today that it is launching an addition to their strategic marketing firm with a partnership with Marketo. Clients who choose to implement this service have the opportunity to expand their lead generation efforts.

OKC district's changes add up to big gains on math scores

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Aurora Lora, associate superintendent of student achievement and accountability for Oklahoma City Public Schools, said rebuilding the math department keyed the turnaround. By Tim Willert Education Reporter, The Oklahoman Nine schools in the Oklahoma City district showed gains of at least 18 points on state and federally mandated math tests and

ESPN: How Hurricane Katrina upended NBA landscape (Hint: It involves OKC Thunder)

Friday, August 28, 2015

OKC fans "gave us a standing ovation when we were walking off the floor because we had competed as hard as we did," said former New Orleans Hornets player Rasual Butler, who started his career with the Hornets in Oklahoma City, referring to a loss to Houston. "I had never seen anything like that in my career at that point." J.A. Adande ESPN Senior Writer

Big bucks in biotech: Chinese firmís $206M purchase of Cytovance shows opportunity in industry

Thursday, August 27, 2015

By Sarah Terry-Cobo The Journal Record OKLAHOMA CITY – Foreign investment in Oklahoma should help the state’s biotech industry expand, said patent attorney Mike LaBrie. Last week, Chinese company Hepalink USA Inc. acquired Cytovance Biologics Inc. for $206 million. The Oklahoma City drugmaker’s growth means it can manufacture

Joint Sunset Reception will include two Chambers

Thursday, August 27, 2015

The Chamber will team up with Black Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Oklahoma City to host a Sunset Reception from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 27, at The Bryant Center, 2200 N Bryant Ave. Also hosting is B&B Catering. The Black Chamber’s mission is to be a voice for the community, focusing on the minority population, as well as to be a catalyst