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Meet the CoMo community. A startup tour of Columbia, Missouri

By SPN Team / January 31, 2012

I love Columbia, Mo. It’s vibrant and artsy. It’s highly educated. It’s full of opportunity and has the No. 4 ranked basketball team in the country (sorry … couldn’t resist). A few months ago, the community inspired me to write an article, “5 Advantages Of Small Town Entrepreneurial Living,” about why I choose to live in the Midwest and make Columbia …

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Newsy finds fertile ground growing multi-source news in Missouri

By Michael Stacy / July 12, 2011

Telling the story of his move from northern California to middle Missouri, Jim Spencer peppers in a couple of punch lines that have become well-polished with use. In 2008, Spencer relocated from San Francisco to Columbia, Mo. to start Newsy, a provider of multi-platform, multi-source video news analysis.

“I explained to the folks in northern California,” said Spencer, “that really the two main …

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