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LaunchCode opens in Kansas City, aims to close tech talent gap

When Jim McKelvey started his company Square in St. Louis, he noticed a big problem. Every time he would hire a new engineer, he would get an angry phone call from their previous company accusing him of stealing their best programmer.

Every time he would hire a new engineer, he would get an angry phone call from their previous company accusing him of stealing their best programmer.

Now, McKelvey is trying to solve the problem with his nonprofit, LaunchCode, which just opened an office in Kansas City. Read more…


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