“Investors are flocking to Middle American cities like Omaha and Des Moines. Startups are forgoing the paradisiacal pastures of California for a little Midwestern mojo. And the “Silicon Prairie” — cornfields and all — is having a moment in the unrelenting sun.”
~~The Hustle’s, “Life in the Silicon Prairie” by Zachary Crockett (June 2018)
The Midwest is also an economic powerhouse that has traditionally been undervalued by the tech industry.
- The mission of Silicon Prairie News is to grow, connect and inspire the tech innovation communities of Nebraska, Iowa, Missouri and Kansas.
- Central Ohio Grows More Than Corn (circa 2012)
- The Hustle’s Blog
- Venture Beat: “Tech companies are choosing the Midwest as costs of outsourcing rise.“