Thanks to Rick Usher for showing me this. The reasons Google loves KC start at about the 21:30 mark with Mayor James question:
There's a reason Google is doubling down on its investment in the Kansas City region. The rest of the world is starting to take notice. And the beat goes on...
Cool article from a few months ago on Forbes that we just ran across again. Talks about how smart people are migrating to a handful of cities - KC ranks as #5 and that was BEFORE half of these things happened!
See the full story at FindItKC: http://finditkc.com/vlog5092011
See the full post on FindItKC: http://finditkc.com/vlog4272011
Over the past year in KC:
An ecosystem for innovation? It's happening. Stay hungry.
Join sponsor KC Hub for Round 6 of the Technology Entrepreneur Speaker Program 2011.
Speaker: Cason Coplin, EcoFit Lighting
When/Where: Polsinelli Shughart, 700 W. 47th St., KC, MO
Join sponsor KC Hub on March 15 to kick off the Technology Entrepreneur Speaker Program 2011. Hear Nicholas Franano, M.D., founder and current President and Chief Executive Officer of Novita Therapeutics, LLC, reveal how he navigated a successful exit for Proteon Therapeutics to the tune of $550 million via an acquisition by Novartis AG.
Doors at 5:00, Franano at 5:30. See you there!