Midwest

4 Benefits and 2 Challenges to Running a Tech Startup in the Heartland

The Midwest is very welcoming of startups, but a lot of VCs and talent are still located on the coasts.

Carisa Miklusak

· 7 min read

3 Myths About Starting a Company in the Midwest

Several CEOs weighed in on the misconceptions they have faced in starting and running a business in Middle America.

John Wechsler

· 5 min read

4 Tips for Launching a Successful Midwestern Startup

Want lower costs, a stronger community and a higher profile for your great idea? Quit flying over the newest startup hot spots.

Jason Barbour

· 6 min read

Don't Brush Them Aside: Nebraska Cities Are Building Burgeoning Startup Communities

Omaha and Lincoln may not be considered the typical entrepreneurial hubs but in the past few years, the Midwest cities have brought in millions for startups.

Ross Baird

· 4 min read

How an Unlikely Clothing Brand Is Sewing Up an Untapped Market

This fashion label is loved by country folks and city slickers.

Jason Daley

· 5 min read

Why This VC Is Bullish on Detroit Building the Internet of Things

Jay Adelson of Center Electric believes Midwestern work ethic and manufacturing prowess are advantages Silicon Valley can't match.

Amanda Lewan

· 3 min read

4 Reasons to Stand by Your Midwest Startup Location

The Midwest region is home to 150 of the Fortune 500 companies and generates 22 percent of the nation's gross domestic product.

Chuck Cohn

· 4 min read

3 Reasons Why Startups Should Consider Launching in the Midwest

With 'Silicon Prairie' touting increased job growth and a cost-friendly lifestyle, the Midwest is a force to be reckoned with.

Matt Lautz

· 4 min read

5 Companies to Watch in the Silicon Prairie

Who says tech startups can't succeed outside Silicon Valley? Check out these new companies that are on the rise in Middle America.

Antonio Neves

· 4 min read