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East Coast tech startups are a downtown phenomenon [Links]

"Washington D.C., has transformed into a growing startup hub."

How East Coast Tech Startups Became a Downtown Phenomenon [Atlantic Cities]: “New York has risen dramatically as a venture capital center; venture capital and startup activity in greater Boston have shifted from the suburbs to urban neighborhoods in the center city and around MIT. Washington D.C., has transformed into a growing startup hub as well.”
Snubbed by Google Fiber, mad at Comcast, Baltimore seeks its own fiber [Ars Technica]: “Besides missing out on Google Fiber, Baltimore’s other problem is that most of its residents are locked into Comcast.”
Cybersecurity salaries average $116,000; D.C. seen as center [Baltimore Sun]: “The survey of 500 workers by Semper Secure also revealed that 44% of the workers considered the Washington region as the center of cybersecurity innovation.”

Companies: City of Baltimore / Comcast / Google

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