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How to Build a World-Changing Business in a City of 5,000 People

Emma Zimmerman

There’s this quaint city in northern Michigan where the people are friendly, the air is crisp, and the water is blue. Oh, and a 10-week tech startup accelerator has just set sail.

So, what makes this city better for acceleration than the more familiar northern Michigan cities of Charlevoix, Traverse City, or the Upper Peninsula? It’s small. Really small...

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