Forbes.com has named America’s top 20 most innovative cities. Of course, San Jose, CA – epicenter of Silicon Valley – ranks first, but the others are up-and-coming hotbeds of innovation, particularly the number 2 city on the list – Austin, TX. Australian entrepreneurs looking to expand into the US to be close to their customers should take a look at these alternatives to Silicon Valley. Click here for the snapshot (in pictures). Click here to read the story in full.
In a related story about being close to your customers, Brad Howarth reports on Australian companies that have opened offices in New York City in a piece for the Age.com, “Aussies in NY Empire Building Quest”.