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.

KC Value KC Rank Top Ranked
Metro
Top Ranked
Metro Value
10th
Ranked
Metro
10th Ranked Value Ranking
Trend
Level  2016 $62 28 San Jose $24,200 Minneapolis $377  28th
(down from 25th)
2015 $67 25 San Jose $31,300 Providence $591
Growth* Percent Change 2015-16 -11.5% 23 Milwaukee 91.1% Cincinnati 13.8% 23rd
(up from 25th)
Percent Change 2014-15 -3.2% 25 Charlotte 240.9% Jacksonville 31.0%

* 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
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) - 2016


Total Equity Investment in Local Companies (millions of current year dollars) - 2015



Kansas City Compared to Peer Metros — Growth

Total Equity Investment in Local Companies (millions of current year dollars) - Percent Change 2015-16


Total Equity Investment in Local Companies (millions of current year dollars) - Percent Change 2014-15