Memphis ranks as one of top 10 cities to start a business


(WMC) – Did you know that Memphis could be one of the best places to start up a business? According to CNN Money, it ranks as one of the top 10 cities in the country.

Start Co. is a company, located in Downtown Memphis, that makes it their job to help get new businesses off the ground. This summer, it is taking on 18 teams and preparing them for a demo day that could end with investors for entrepreneurs with good ideas.

Maggie Owsley is not from Memphis, and she never thought she would end up here until she started her own company called Play-tag.

“Play-tag is a wearable device for dogs,” said Owsley. “It’s a dog tag that goes on your dog’s existing collar, and it communicates with your mobile app.”

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