Whats the Best Coast for Startups East vs West

first_imgIn a post for Inside the MBA at UNC Blog, a staff author explains why New York’s startup population is starting to rival the success of Silicon Valley.Although cities like Chicago, Austin, and even our own Research Triangle have produced a number of web-based businesses in recent years, New York’s startup scene is growing exponentially, the author says. startups“The amount of capital and seed funding continues to rise as well as the success of local companies like foursquare, Gilt Group, and Tumblr,” they write.(See New York Area Resources for Entreprenuers)The startup community has flourished with the support of Rachel Sterne, the city’s Chief Digital Officer and Steve Rosenbaum, the city’s first Entrepreneur at Large.“There’s no shortage of debates in the blogosphere as to whether one coast has the advantage over the other,” they write.The post also features several graphics, pitting West Coast against East Coast companies.While the West Coast has two of the most notable startups on it’s side, Facebook and Twitter, it also has Hulu, Dropbox, Evernote, Scribd and Zynga.(See NYC’s Blitz on Technology Education)For more on ‘Silicon Alley’ vs. Silicon Valley, read more at the MBA at UNC blog here.AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to PrintPrintShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThislast_img

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