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Why Is Silicon Valley An Innovation Hub? [Infographic]

Silicon Valley has become synonymous with innovation, but have you every stopped to thinkĀ why? What is it about that little section of California that just pumps out one after another idea that ends up taking over the world? Fact is, Silicon Valley has been fostering innovation way before the first tech boom of the 1990s.



This infographic outlines the fascinating history of the region (year of first venture capital investment: 1909) as well as numbers outlining just how much money is going into the current innovation booms of startup companies.


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Author : Emma McGowan

Emma is a proud native of Burlington, Vermont, who has lived in six different countries over the past two years. She's living and loving the global nomad life and writing about technology and startups everywhere she goes. Check out more of her writing about tech on (the more titillating stuff) KinkAndCode.. Follow her on Twitter @MissEmmaMcG.

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