Madison’s innovation and startup community is on a roll. In 2016, the Atlantic Council found that Madison “may be at a turning point” to become nationally recognized “as a hub for technological innovation and entrepreneurship.” As AOL founder, Steve Case puts it: “Madison punches above its weight class.”

While the profiles include companies such as ETC, which show Madison’s long innovation history, it is important to note that twelve of the profiled companies are less than 5 years old. Nurturing young startups is important because startups in this less-than-5-year growth window drive nearly all net new job growth nationally. Read the full story here.