university of missouri columns recently included Columbia, Missouri on their list of “15 Best U.S. Cities for Entrepreneurs to Live and Launch”. The entry for Columbia notes that Columbia is “one of the best college towns” and is “great for entrepreneurs, with an ecosystem that connects entrepreneurs and investors.” The listing links to the MIC website which has a new “ecosystem map” for Mid Missouri. Other cities in the list included Austin, Boulder, and Orlando.

About Bill Turpin

Bill is CEO of the Missouri Innovation Center in Columbia, MO. With over 30 years of experience as a serial entrepreneur in Texas and California, Bill moved back to Columbia in 2014 to share his experience with promising entrepreneurs and build on the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Mid Missouri.