When Dennis Crowley and Naveen Selvadurai started building their location-sharing startup, Foursquare in 2008, they chose New York City for their headquarters. Crowley’s kitchen table in the East Village served as their first workspace.
“We never even had a conversation about, ‘the only way to make it succeed is to go to California — should we pack up our stuff?’ ” he says.
Given that the pool of web developers was so much bigger in Silicon Valley, Crowley’s decision might have seemed risky. But in the past few years, a growing number of startups have seen the Big Apple
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The State Senate Appropriations Committee on Thursday unanimously approved an amended SB 1002,
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