Startup Success Outside Silicon Valley: Data from Over 200 Exits in 17 Cities

There’s never been a better time to build a company outside the Bay Area

[Note: Data as of 8/15/2019, for up to the minute numbers, review this Google Doc]

A key caveat

To be clear, Silicon Valley is unrivaled

Boston is big (And surprisingly strong in consumer tech)

LA is home to tech’s blockbusters

New York is a hard tech center?!

Seattle suggests anchor companies are overrated

“Startup Nation” lives up to its name

There’s magic in the Mountain West

Nordics > Germany/England/France

Great startups can be built anywhere

Power laws & you

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