Friday, September 2, 2016
"Flyover country" no more...In 5 years, the Midwest will have more startups than Silicon Valley
If you believe in the potent talent, work ethic and distinctive capabilities of the Midwest...you've got to read this article.
As a Venture Development Executive at the UMN Office for Technology Commercialization, I'm personally exposed to many inspirational Midwest entrepreneurs and one of the key missing elements to unleashing their full potential is the mobilization of early stage capital in the Midwest. It's great to see outside money recognizing this opportunity. This should inspire more activity in our local investor base as well.