Steve Case, former CEO of AOL, is looking for new startups to invest in but he’s not headed to Silicon Valley. This summer, he visited Cincinnati, Detroit, Pittsburgh, and Nashville on a bus tour aptly called “The Rise of the Rest.” What he found, he says, is a resurgence of American entrepreneurship and venture capitalists, who are glued to the Valley, should perk up. Opportunities abound in the heartland.
Last week, I spoke with Case about what the Valley is missing out on and how entrepreneurship in America’s “other” cities is gaining traction.
Read the whole story at Forbes.com.