Great companies are built in the Midwest...


Since 2009, over 60 startups in the Midwest have exited at $1 billion or more and currently account for $140 billion in aggregate value.



20% of GDP, 27% of engineering grads, and 9 of top 10 cities for new college grads are in the Midwest.



But only 5% of venture capital is invested here.



Upstart Partners connects the best and brightest founders from the Midwest to capital around the world.