The Movement of Founders

The Movement of Founders

In The Atlantic Cities, Richard Florida looks at a Kauffman Foundation report on founder mobility.  The most striking conclusion is the net flow of innovative talent away from college towns.  Champaign-Urbana ranks third on this list with a net flow of -15 (0 of 15 founders educated at U of I remained in the area).  See Table 6 and Figure 4 below for a quick summary of additional information.

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