Saturday, May 16, 2015
Missouri Makes A Good to Great List For Business Starts
Yes, sir, Missouri made a good list for people wanting to start a new business and here it is:
Trouble is, Kansas City is not in the top ten.
Springfield is, however.
Best Cities to Start a Business
1. Shreveport, LA
2. Tulsa, OK
3. Springfield, MO
4. Chattanooga, TN
5. Jackson, MS
6. Sioux Falls, SD
7. Memphis, TN
8. Augusta, GA
9. Greensboro, NC
10. Columbus, GA
Kansas City, meanwhile?
KCMO came in at number 36.
Wichita, Kansas, a not-too-shabby 16.
If you check the list, the worst cities for it are in California and most of the best come from the heartland, the midwest. One thing that surely contributes, surely, is the lower costs associated with beginning a business, I should think.
One thing to note however, if "Best Cities to Start a Business In" means either next to no government oversight and/or that they pay little or no taxes, then the list becomes not just unimportant but a negative in my book. They need to be responsible members of the society, it should go without saying.
Side note: Someone needs to remind these people it's still not good grammar to end a sentence with a preposition. But especially the headline.
Link: 2015's Best Cities to Start a Business