American author Napoleon Hill said that, "Ideas are the beginning points of all fortunes."
True, but good ideas aren't just one-man money-makers – they can serve as triggers for the kind of economic development that turns around entire blocks, neighborhoods, even cities and regions. Born in the minds of big thinkers, ideas are the rising tides that lift entire populations.
In Cleveland, good ideas lead to an ever-growing array of new businesses filling needs across a wide spectrum. From mobile restaurants to got-to-have-it smartphone apps, small start-ups are the lifeblood of a progressive economy. But good ideas can grow, too, blossoming into major companies that employ hundreds.
So, what's your big idea?