Here's an interesting infographic from Intuit showing the world's top 20 startup centers. The West coast of North America has four: 1 - Silicon Valley; 3 - Los Angeles; 4 - Seattle; and 9 - Vancouver. Interesting why there is no listing for Portland, given the high tech community there.
I've written about the connection between centers of innovation and the disruptive reality of living on a major earthquake fault line — is there a connection?
Here's the infographic:
Hat tip to Heidi Groshelle.