Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. The author is a Forbes contributor. The opinions expressed are those of the writer. A new map released by CB Insights identifies the most well-funded venture capital-backed technology startup in each state based on disclosed equity funding. The map includes companies in all 50 states, plus Washington, D.C. Four states - Mississippi, Alaska, North Dakota and South Dakota - did not meet CB Insights' criteria, so the report includes the most well-funded private technology companies since 2015 in those four states.
Much of that group's money also came from organized labor including the Service Employees International Union, the Massachusetts AFL-CIO and other unions, including the Massachusetts Teachers Association and the National Association of Government Employees. The group has also pulled in $110,000 from the Sixteen Thirty Fund, a Washington DC-based advocacy group.