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U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development State Director Frank Frassetto announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing $1.4 billion in projects in 21 states to build and improve rural electric infrastructure. "Modern and reliable electric infrastructure is a cornerstone to rural prosperity,” Frassetto said.
ParqEx announces a pilot project with entrepreneurial hub StartingBlock and the City of Madison. "The City of Madison is excited to continue its partnership with StartingBlock and participate in this pilot. We need more innovative solutions, especially around parking, to make our transportation system successful in the long term," says Mayor Satya Rhodes-Conway.
The beautiful city of Madison, Wisconsin is number one on our list, due to an excellent balance of startup-friendly factors. Madison boasts a well-educated population, with 57% having a bachelor’s degree or higher.