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Waymo to retrofit 200,000-square-foot autonomous vehicle factory in Michigan

Waymo will soon ramp up its assembly of self-driving cars in Detroit, Michigan, the company announced today. The Alphabet subsidiary said that it’ll invest...

Breakdown of biggest VC raises in Midwestern states in 2018

As the new year gets underway, 2018’s fundraising numbers are rolling in, allowing us to get a snapshot of how the Midwest’s top startups...

TaxJar gets $60 million for software that automates ecommerce sales tax...

TaxJar, a subscription software company that helps businesses automate their sales tax calculations and filing, today announced that it has raised a $60 million...

Walmart, Toyota, and others join CTA and IBM in coalition to...

As the rising cost of higher education in the U.S. makes it more difficult for people to gain the skills needed to break into...

Heartland tech startups need to hire more efficiently to compete with...

All tech companies in the United States will face a near constant need for software developers over the next decade. The Bureau of Labor...

Attracting tech talent to the Heartland starts with building a better...

News cycles haven’t been kind to tech talent in the Heartland lately. Amazon’s choice of New York and Arlington for its new headquarters sparked...

Censys, a search engine for internet-connected devices, raises $2.6 million led...

Ann Arbor-based cybersecurity startup Censys today announced that it has raised a $2.6 million seed round led by GV and Greylock. The funding will be...

Heartland Tech Weekly: Midwest startup communities still struggle to welcome outsiders

Included in this week’s “Beyond VB” section is a blog post that got a decent amount of pickup in my Twitter feed this week....

Wisconsin’s Understory raises $7.5 million for on-the-ground weather stations

Understory, a Madison, Wisconsin-based weather analytics company, announced today that it has raised $7.5 million in new funding. The round is led by local...

After Qualtrics’ $8 billion exit, here are 5 other Utah tech...

This year, Utah’s “Silicon Slopes” has proven to industry-leading tech companies that it has what it takes. Before 2018, Utah’s largest recent exit had been Adobe’s...