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Jesse Budlong

19 neighbors want to attract more entrepreneurial and tech startups to both live and work in Oakland.

Capitalize on some some of the diffusion from Silicon Valley to San Francisco by luring them with our dense urban environment, transit accessibility and collaborative work environments.

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Jesse Budlong

"Available space, low real estate prices, access to talent pools like U.C. Berkeley and an attractive urban vibe all draw new tech startups—outshining drawbacks like crime and a troubled school system that still challenge the city."

oaklandnorth.net/2013/05/23/oa...

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Oakland ranks No. 11 on list of best cities for tech startups

Available space, low real estate prices, access to talent pools like U.C. Berkeley and an attractive urban vibe all draw new tech startups—outshining drawbacks like crime and a troubled school system that still challenge the city.

oaklandnorth.net/2013/05/23/oa...

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Posted Sep 14, 2013
Tom K.
Tom K.
Sep 16, 2013

Doesn't it almost seem inevitable Oakland will get more tech-y as SF's prices continue to accelerate?

Posted by Tom K. on Sep 16, 2013
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Can Tech Startups Save Detroit? App Business UpTo Is A Start

A series of Forbes Insights profiles of Thought Leaders changing the business landscape: Greg Schwartz, Co-Founder and CEO, UpTo... Detroit is making a comeback, though you might not see the seeds of growth and revival from most of the headlines about the city or by walking down many of its streets [...]

www.forbes.com/sites/bruceroge...

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Posted Jul 23, 2013
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Detroit 2.0: Can Startups Revive a Distressed City?

With a suddenly booming startup scene and an inflow of young talent, many insiders see Detroit as the new frontier for entrepreneurship.

www.openforum.com/articles/det...

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Posted Jul 23, 2013
Dan
Dan
Jul 28, 2013

Wow ... $1b from Detroit Venture Partners isn't a bad place to start in terms of encouraging entrepreneurs.

Posted by Dan on Jul 28, 2013
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Dan

HUB Oakland is now open - huboakland.net/

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Posted Jul 5, 2013
Tom K.
Tom K.
Jul 5, 2013

That's awesome!

Posted by Tom K. on Jul 5, 2013
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Tom K.

The most well known tech company that I'm aware of in Oakland is Pandora. I wonder if they'd be a good group to help with creating a better environment to attract more companies as well as make it a better place to live.

www.pandora.com/careers/life-a...

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