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Baltimore as tech startup hub: ‘the perception is anything but strong due to ignorance’

On Quora, Betamore co-founder (and partner with Technically Baltimore) Mike Brenner has a response to a months-old thread asking, “How is Baltimore, MD, perceived by people in Tech Startup hotbed areas?” Here’s a paragraph from Brenner’s response: The reason the perception is anything but strong is simply due to ignorance. SV, NYC, Boston, Austin, Boulder […]

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On Quora, Betamore co-founder (and partner with Technically Baltimore) Mike Brenner has a response to a months-old thread asking, “How is Baltimore, MD, perceived by people in Tech Startup hotbed areas?”
Here’s a paragraph from Brenner’s response:

The reason the perception is anything but strong is simply due to ignorance. SV, NYC, Boston, Austin, Boulder are all perceived to be startup hubs because they have strategically created strong messaging that tells the world they are all startup hubs. “Silicon Valley” is branding. NYC’s recent adoption of the “Digital City” is branding.  The cities, the leaders, and the feeders have been working in symphony with each other to put out and broadcast this messaging. [more]

Read the full discussion on Quora. (Take note: you’ll need a login.)

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