Saturday, April 6, 2013

STARTUP CEO: Here's Why I'm Moving My Company From A State With Low Taxes To California

We call this: The exception, not the rule.
"We have to find experienced roboticists, and that really only exists in a few places in the world, and California is one of them."

The California advantage is not limited to robots. Many startups crave the engineering talent pool coming out of places like Stanford, he said.

And for tech, the Valley is still where the money is.

"I know lots of other tech companies that end up moving to the Bay Area, I think in a lot of cases though it has to do with needing investment. We're backed by a lot of really strong investors, and then finding proximity to a research center...We're building robots, not building an e-commerce store."

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