Interest rates are up, home prices are up, and inflation remains stubbornly high, despite the Federal Reserve’s efforts.

But according to the handful of industry leaders who took the stage at “State of the Sectors,” an annual panel on economic trends hosted by the Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday, Madison’s economic prospects aren’t dismal at all.

Jessica Martin Eckerly, co-founder and CEO of coworking laboratory Forward BIOLABS, said many of the startup leaders who rent space at her facility tell her that while venture capital might have dried up in some industries or regions, it’s still flowing in theirs.