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Jan 21, 2015

‘Knight Cities’ podcast: Shaun Abrahamson, on how startups can solve the challenges cities face

Posted by Carol Coletta

Can business muster the will, the know-how and the capital to take on the problems cities face?

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Shaun Abrahamson is betting on it. He is co-founder of, a new public benefit corporation based in Miami – and a Knight Foundation grantee – that supports companies working to solve the most urgent urban challenges. 

Listen to my conversation with Shaun here. And sign up for the “Knight Cities” newsletter to get alerts as soon as new conversations are posted.

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Carol Coletta is vice president of community and national initiatives at Knight Foundation. Follow her on Twitter @ccoletta.

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