A Kauffman white paper ranked the Kansas City area, including Missouri and Kansas, No. 1 in the nation for having the largest increase in concentration of information and communications technology startups during the 20-year period. Kansas City surpassed Seattle and Denver, which came in second and third, respectively.
In terms of flat numbers, Kansas City came in 13th on Kauffman’s list of the top 20 metropolitan densities of IT and communications technology startups. San Jose and Seattle topped that list.
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Is inline that in 2011 KC ranked 14th (actual $, not per cap) for Information industry earnings....
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