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The Top 7 Cities Competing With Silicon Valley for Tech Entrepreneurs

Don't let the shiny allure of the valley blind you. It's a big country and a lot of places will welcome you warmly.

6 Alternatives to Silicon Valley With Better Weather Than Portland

You are likely to find tech startups taking root wherever you find a good university in a lively city with sunny weather.

Why Tech Leaders Are Following Google to Portland

Silicon Valley's burdensome housing costs and chronic traffic congestion make Portland's thriving tech sector a powerful draw.

This Culinary Launchpad Is One of Only a Handful in Existence

KitchenCru in Portland, Ore. is a palatable option for food businesses.

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