Google Fiber Gives High-Speed Boost to Midwest Startups [VIDEO]


One year ago, Google ventured to the midwest with plans to put small startups and businesses on the map. Google enabled Kansas City, Mo. with their fiber-optic network and then waited — and it seems Google’s concept has paid off.

Midwest startups like RareWire, have thrived off the extra-high speed connection that Google Fiber has offered and in turn, opened up an entire new network for those startups.

“It’s made the city and entrepreneurs realize there’s a great opportunity in front of them,” RareWire’s cofounder and president Kirk Hasenzahl tells Forbes.

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