Tech Startups Aren’t the Hottest in America Anymore. Here’s What Replaced Them

In a game of word association, the prompt “entrepreneur” might elicit responses like “Silicon Valley,” “venture capital,” and (pick one) “Zuckerberg”/”Musk”/”Jobs.” But, in actuality, the large majority of fast-growth companies are not in tech at all. That’s according to a new study from the Brookings Institution, which took a deep dive into the Inc. 5000, Inc.’s ranking of America’s fastest-growing private companies.