‘We need 10 more Madisons’ to foster tech growth in the heartland, Brookings and ITIF report says

To stop the divergence of U.S. cities where technology thrives, a concerted effort needs to be made to turn promising cities like Madison and Milwaukee in the heartland into tech hubs, according to a new paper from the Brookings Institution and Information Technology and Innovation Foundation

“We need 10 more Madisons,” said Mark Muro, senior fellow in the metropolitan policy program at Brookings.

The Wisconsin capital ranked as having the highest potential on the paper’s listing of 35 promising metro areas for technological growth that could become the next San Francisco or Boston.

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