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The West Coast's fault line of innovation: 4 startup centers

Is there a connection between the disruptive reality of an earthquake fault line and innovation?
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Written by Tom Foremski, Contributor on

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:

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Hat tip to Heidi Groshelle.

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