Venture Capital Does Not Venture Into the Midwest

March 19, 2019

AOL’s co-founder Steve Case is searching for the next big investment in places where venture capitalists by and large ignore. In his 35-ft big red bus, Case is scouring the middle of the U.S. with his $150 million “Rise of the Rest” fund, a money stream meant to flow to entrepreneurs in small to mid-size cities like Indianapolis, Detroit, and Birmingham. The goal is to jump start local economies, giving entrepreneurs often overlooked by traditional investors a shot at capital. Case has visited 38 cities and 26 states so far.

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City of Spring Hill, Tennessee

Official Government for the City of Spring Hill, Tennessee. Located approximately 20 minutes south of Nashville, Tennessee, Spring Hill boasts a growing economy of commercial and residentual development. Spring Hill is home to a General Motors Assembly Plant as well as many historical and Civil War sites.

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City of Spring Hill, Tennessee

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