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Innovation Economy

A Freedom Trail for innovators

If you live in Greater Boston, one thing is certain: You have walked the Freedom Trail a few too many times.

So I’m proposing a different kind of walk through Boston and Cambridge: an Innovation Trail that focuses on the past, present, and future of innovation here. We’ll always have Paul Revere’s place and Old Ironsides, but what about the incubator where Thomas Edison and Alexander Graham Bell tinkered or the world’s only “Walk of Fame” for entrepreneurs?

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