Franklin, Tenn. (Vocus) April 3, 2009
If you're looking for the best place to launch a business, look no further than Franklin, Tennessee - home to HometownQuotes and many other fast-growing, successful companies.
"Franklin was the ideal location to launch our company. The area attracts multi-talented, creative, professional individuals. This is consistently reflected in our growing team of skilled employees. There's just something unique about this community and the types of individuals it attracts," said HometownQuotes co-founder, CFO and Franklin-resident Bob Klee.
HometownQuotes was launched in the above-the-garage bonus room in Klee's Franklin, TN home. The company has outgrown multiple office spaces in Franklin and has connected millions of people with its network of insurance professionals.
The BusinessWeek list of top 50 small U.S. cities to launch a startup was researched by GIS Planning via its ZoomProspector tool which analyzed 11 characteristics for each area including talent pool, the number of schools and universities, the number of small businesses and other criteria.
About HometownQuotes: HometownQuotes provides free insurance quotes to consumers and customized marketing solutions for insurance agents. The company was founded in 2003 and is based in Franklin, Tennessee. HometownQuotes has been recognized by Inc.com, Workforce Management magazine, Entrepreneur magazine's Daily Dose blog and other national media outlets for its rapid growth and entrepreneurial spirit.