Urban Tech

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The Urban Shift in the U.S. Start-Up Economy, in One Chart

Walkable suburbs and center city companies are dominating the tech scene.

Zara Matheson

America's Top 25 High-Tech Hotspots

How tech has won the recession, county by county.


How Old Media Helped Spur New York's Tech Boom

The city's tech and information sector has been pulling away from the rest of the country since 2009.

Flickr/David Basulto

Why Today's Start-Ups Are Choosing Urban Lofts Over Suburban Office Parks

Today's high tech companies are flocking to downtowns across the country.

Associated Press

The Amazon Model: The Rise of Urban Start-Ups in Smaller Tech Hubs

A look at the patterns of venture capital investment in Seattle, Austin, and Chicago.


Hollywood Has Embraced the High-Tech Scene

The regional geography of venture capital in Southern California.


How East Coast Tech Startups Became a Downtown Phenomenon

New zip code analysis shows a concentration of urban investment along the Boston-Washington corridor.

Zara Matheson

America's Leading Venture Capital Area Codes

A more fine-grained look at the geographic centers of start-up investment. 

MPI's Zara Matheson

America's Leading Metros for Venture Capital

The Bay Area remains at the top, but several cities are starting to catch up.


The Secret to London's Tech Boom

A new report makes the case against a top-down approach to developing high-tech districts.