Sunday, December 01, 2019

Kansas City Startup Comeback 2020?!?

Quick look at presser hype begs a somewhat skeptical question amid another surge of so-called silicon prairie hype:

WILL THE KANSAS CITY STARTUP SCENE FINALLY LIVE UP TO JOB CREATION PROMISES AMID 2020 ELECTION SEASON?!?

The arrival of Google Fiber sparked a wave of tech contenders -- To be fair, some companies have earned millions in venture capital and early stage revenue but most quickly disappeared. Here's just a bit of news that argues for more 2020 local tech interest as JOBS PROMISED from this local Internets movement have always been in short supply.

Checkit:

3 Kansas City-based companies expected to bring 388 new jobs to the region - The Missouri Times

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - Today, the Missouri Department of Economic Development announced that three companies are expanding in Kansas City, Missouri, with plans to create 388 new jobs and invest a projected $4.9 million. "We are always excited when innovative companies like Simplifyy, Mark II Transfer Station, and Homebase, LLC, bring their talents and operations to Missouri," Governor Mike Parson said.

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

LOL

Anonymous said...

Google Fiber is a chargeable utility that is not cheap and Wyandotte County gave away a lot of free resources to one of the world's most profitable companies.

Anonymous said...

Anyone who still works at what's left of the KC Star had better hope for the creation of as many jobs as possible.
Fortunately, reporting and writing skills will not be required.
Endless branding and hype.