Milwaukee isn’t just Brew City. It’s also a “Surge City,” according to a ranking of the best places to start a business in the U.S.
The list of the 50 best places in America for business— dubbed “Surge Cities” — was compiled by Inc. Magazine and Startup Genome, a research organization. Scores were calculated and ranked based on seven variables: high-growth company density, population growth, rate of entrepreneurship, net business creation, job creation rate, wage growth and early-stage funding deals per capita.
No surprise, the fast-growing, hip Austin, Texas, was No. 1 on the ranking. Salt Lake City; Raleigh, North Carolina; Nashville, Tennessee; and San Francisco rounded out the top five. Read the full story here.