St. Louis named Hot New Tech Town by CNBC

Jan 02, 2015
Rooted in its thriving VC activity lately, St. Louis makes the list of the top 5 tech hubs.

According to CNBC, St. Louis has seen growth in its tech start-up scene and has the venture capital dollars to prove it. The city was the fastest growing area for total funding for tech start-ups in 2014, according to CB Insights.

From November 2013 through October 2014, funding in St. Louis-based tech start-ups increased 1,221 percent year over year. In 2014 venture capitalists invested about $71.3 million in 21 deals, according to data from Pitchbook, a firm that tracks private equity and venture capital investments.

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