Top Midwest Startups & Tech Companies to Watch in 2023

Top Midwest Startups & Tech Companies to Watch in 2023

Top Ann Arbor Startups and Tech Companies to Watch in 2023

Ann Arbor is home to some of the brightest startups in the Midwest, and in the country. With a world-class university...

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Top Chicago Startups to Watch in 2023

Of all the Midwest cities, Chicago is easily at the top of growth in the startup and tech industries. As a whole,...

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Top Cincinnati Startups to Watch in 2023

The Midwest continues to flourish with hubs for innovative startups and tech companies, and Ohio is no exception....

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Top Cleveland Startups and Tech Companies to Watch in 2023

Cleveland, often associated with the healthcare and manufacturing industry, is quickly erupting into a hotspot for...

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Top Columbus Startups Watch in 2023

Despite macroeconomic challenges, many startups continue to raise funding, add customers, and grow. 

For all the job...

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Top Detroit Startups and Tech Companies to Watch in 2023

Detroit is a rapidly growing tech hub and despite economic layoffs in 2022, the tech industry in the Motor City...

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Top Indianapolis Startups to Watch in 2023

Maybe one of the more overlooked Midwest cities for startups and tech companies, Indianapolis continues to surprise us....

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Top Pittsburgh Startups to Watch in 2023

As a Midwest border city, Pittsburgh is one of the top emerging startup hubs in the country. From May 2021 to April...

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Top Remote Startups To Watch in 2023

2022 was a rollercoaster of a year for the startup world. There were significant layoffs, closures, and a ton of growth...

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Top Startups in the Midwest: A Tech Scene on the Rise


Over the last decade, Midwest startups and tech companies have proven over and over again that the middle of the country is the place to be in tech. 

While the last year had its fair share of ups and downs, Midwest startups proved to be more resilient than shuttering tech companies on the coasts. 

Tech companies continue to grow and hire and plan for big futures. 

25%

of all U.S. computer science grads come from the Midwest

56%

increase in VC-backed companies in Michigan over the last 5 years

14.7%

of Michigan VC-backed startups are led by a diverse CEO (compared to 7.6% for Fortune 500 companies nationally)

3.9K +

VC-backed startups in the Midwest region — and counting!