Best Places to Live

Madison, WI

Population: 259,680
Photo courtesy of the Madison Convention & Visitors Bureau

Named one of our 100 Best Places to Live three years in a row, Madison has all kinds of programs are available to entrepreneurs. Capital Entrepreneurs has a successful history of advising startups. Other notable resources include Merlin Mentors, Wisconsin Technology Council, and the Entrepreneurial Residential Learning Community. 

Business Growth (2011-2015): 5%

Employment Growth (2011-2015): 8%