A new study shows Madison is one of 35 metropolitan areas around the U.S. with a “thriving startup environment.”

The study, conducted by the Progressive Policy Institute for TechNet, also says as many as 1 million jobs a year could be added if policies are enacted to encourage computer science, entrepreneurship and investing.

According to the report, the U.S. currently has 10 technology hubs, led by San Francisco, San Jose and Seattle. Chicago, at No. 9, is the only Midwest city in the top 10. Read the full story here.