“In his essay “How to Be Silicon Valley,” Paul Graham, co-founder of the successful early-stage startup accelerator, Y Combinator, outlines four traits that he believes a place must have in order to be a hub for tech startups:
- An attractive city with personality.
- A strong research-based higher education institution.
- Policies and networks that support and encourage investments in young, emerging tech companies.
- A culture of innovation that is willing to take a risk.
So how do we match up?”