The engineers’ ‘eye,’ unparalleled capital efficiency, or a glut of top-tier technology grads might all be fueling startup growth in the Midcontinent. But whatever the cause, founders in America’s heartland are finding success with their corporate counterparts.
To a New Yorker or San Franciscan, the idea of a non-disruptive startup may seem oxymoronic. But here in the Midcontinent, most founders aren’t deep-pocketed serial entrepreneurs: They’re fresh from enterprise and mid-market workplaces. Is it any wonder, then, that they want to cooperate rather than compete with industry peers?Posted December 2017 by Adrian Fortino | Midwest, Startup Operations, Venture Investment Strategy