Looking For The Next Google (GOOG), Facebook (FB) Or Twitter? You Might Want To Head To Colorado


Not all tech industry startups are based in California. 

In fact, only two of the top 25 cities for tech industry early-stage companies are in the Golden State, according to a recent study from the Kauffman Foundation, a nonprofit organization based in Kansas City, Mo.

According to Kauffman, here are the top tech towns for startups.

(Number represents concentration of high-tech startups in a region relative to the national average)

Boulder, CO 6.3

Fort Collins-Loveland, CO 3.0

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 2.6

Cambridge-Newton-Framingham, MA 2.4

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA 2.4

Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO 2.4

San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, CA 2.4

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 2.3

Colorado Springs, CO 2.3

Cheyenne, WY 2.0

Salt Lake City, UT 2.0

Corvallis, OR 2.0

Raleigh-Cary, NC 1.9

Huntsville, AL 1.9

Provo-Orem, UT 1.9

Bend, OR 1.8

Austin-Round Rock, TX 1.7

Missoula, MT 1.7

Grand Junction, CO 1.7

Sioux Falls, SD 1.7

Bethesda-Frederick-Rockville, MD 1.7

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC 1.6

Portland-Vancouver-Beaverton, OR-WA 1.6

Wilmington, DE-MD-NJ 1.6

Ames, IA 1.6



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