Greater Oklahoma City is in the geographic center of North America equidistant from the east and west coasts and major trade partners of Canada and Mexico. The ten county region is at the crossroads of the U.S., sitting at the heart of three major national highways on the NAFTA corridor.
There's a reason Greater Oklahoma City is such a great place for business: Location. The ten county region is positioned within a day's drive of the rapidly-growing south-central region (OK, TX, AR, LA) projected to grow more than 44% during the next 25 years.
According to Directorship Magazine, the state of Oklahoma ranks high among states “for business” due to our low litigation rank, favorable tax climate, low costs of living and labor and high quality of life. Among others, Oklahoma ranked better than neighbors Kansas, Missouri, Arkansas and Louisiana.
(June 1, 2009)
Oklahoma City-based startup Buzzam started with a daydream that 30-year-old software developer Josh Wright had of being able to have a TV channel that only played movies from his personal collection of DVDs.
“The technology didn't really exist to do that, so we thought of radio,” Wright said.
Together with business partner Greg Starling, 33, Wright launched Buzzam late last year. The iPhone and iPad app allows users to combine music, weather, news and social media to create a personalized radio station that is unique to each listener.
Starling is Wright's boss at the local trophy and sculpture maker MTM Recognition. The two have worked together for six years and hope to make Buzzam into the preferred way for users to listen to music and get information. Read more at NewsOK.com