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3997_a1cb4034e7_small April 19, 2012 by Michael Stacy

The Midwest outpaced every part of the country except the South in terms of percentage growth of venture capital investment during the second half of the last decade. And, in most cases, it wasn't even close. So says an infographic on regional VC funding and startup growth published this week. Venture 51, an early-stage venture fund based in Scottsdale, Ariz., published the infographic Tuesday in a post on its blog. Column Five created the graphical representation for Venture 51, using data from such sources as Silicon Valley Bank, Global Insight and Pricewaterhouse Cooper. According to the infographic, the Midwest from 2005-2010 saw a 103-percent … read more

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