• Local tech ecosystems: Stop comparing yourselves to Silicon Valley

    4 monthes ago - By VentureBeat

    From Silicon Alley to Silicon Beach, existing tech hubs and emerging ones long to be seen like the Valley: the self-proclaimed epicenter of all things tech. But why is that? When did living in San Francisco become a necessary prerequisite for being a startup founder or employee?
    As a New Yorker, I'm a bit biased to the Big Apple - the hustle and bustle of the city and the intrinsic drive that people have here opposite of our laid-back counterparts in the Bay. There are hundreds of tech companies that make up our local ecosystem, yet we still seem to come second to San Francisco. A big blow...
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