Booming Mid-Market Business Sector



News Flash! Wisconsin outperforms California, New York and Texas when it comes to scaling up mid-market companies.

Top 11 most surprising cities emerging in the technology sector

Few cities can compete with Milwaukee in high-tech innovation, due in no small part to its status as global hub of water technology.

  1. Milwaukee, WI
  2. Indianapolis, IN
  3. San Juan, Puerto Rico
  4. Charlotte, NC
  5. Omaha, NE
  6. Virginia Beach, VA
  7. Albany, NY
  8. Kansas City, MO
  9. Boise, ID
  10. Albuquerque, NM
  11. Provo, UT
Source: Verigent

Worst traffic in the country

Nothing kills the momentum of a new business venture like being stuck in traffic. Sorry, no city in Wisconsin comes close to making this list.

  1. Washington D.C.
  2. Los Angeles
  3. San Francisco
  4. New York
  5. Boston
  1. Seattle
  2. Chicago
  3. Houston
  4. Dallas
  5. Atlanta


Top universities producing venture-backed entrepreneurs (worldwide)


University of Wisconsin Madison

UW-Madison’s undergraduate school has produced entrepreneurs and companies that have raised $1.7 billion in capital from private equity and venture investors and mergers and acquisitions.
Source: Pitchbook


A healthy company starts with healthy employees

Wisconsin ranks 3rd for health care efficiency (the quality of health care for the cost to employer).

  1. Hawaii
  2. Iowa
  3. Wisconsin
  4. Minnesota
  5. Massachusetts
  6. Maine
  7. Utah
  8. District of Columbia
  9. Nebraska
  10. Michigan
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