Ideas — Strategies

Capital – Total: Total Equity Capital Investment in Local Companies (millions of current year dollars)

Past the early stage, additional rounds of venture capital funding are required to successfully expand into the marketplace, generate revenue, and demonstrate enough traction to prepare for a public offering. These additional rounds are added to the early stage capital to produce the total equity capital investment in local firms.

Kansas City Compared to Peer Metro Average — Percent Change Since 2014

 

Kansas City Compared to Peer Metros — Growth & Level

KC Value KC Rank Top Ranked
Metro
Top Ranked
Metro Value
10th
Ranked
Metro
10th Ranked Value Ranking
Trend
Level  2018 $187 18 San Jose $42,900 Minneapolis $643  18th
(up from 23rd)
2017 $85 23 San Jose $31,800 Providence $600
Growth* Percent Change 2017-18 58.8% 3 Raleigh 87.9% Cincinnati 18.2% 3rd
(up from 29th)
Percent Change 2016-17 -20.8% 29 Virginia Beach 512.7% Providence 5.9%

* Growth is calculated based on a 3-year moving average of the original data to reduce the influence of temporary, random or one-time events.

Source: CB Insights and KCSourcelink
Excel data: Capital – Total: Total Equity Capital Investment

 

 

Kansas City Compared to Peer Metros — Level

Total Equity Investment in Local Companies (millions of current year dollars) - 2018


Total Equity Investment in Local Companies (millions of current year dollars) - 2017