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Thought Leaders

3 Reasons Why the Midwest Will Excel in American Defense Innovation

Innovators and entrepreneurs in the region are advancing national security.

Fundraising

You Don't Need to Leave Your Hometown to Start a Great Business

Forget Silicon Valley. A growing number of entrepreneurs are returning to their roots to build a business.

Thought Leaders

These Entrepreneurs Use the Power of Their Community to Grow and Give Back

Greg Rollett and Brandon Adams travel to La Crosse, Wis., a small river town, to see how entrepreneurs in this city have used the power of community to turn their ideas into thriving businesses.

Buying / Investing in Business

Where Investors Are Missing Startup Opportunities in America

It's time to stop ignoring the entrepreneurs in "flyover country."

Starting a Business

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.

Starting a Business

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.

Starting a Business

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.

Thought Leaders

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.

Thought Leaders

How an Unlikely Clothing Brand Is Sewing Up an Untapped Market

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

Data & Recovery

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.

Starting a Business

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.

Starting a Business

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.

Business News

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.