December 20, 2013
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If you think of Boca Raton, Florida as a retirement village for New York snowbirds, you’re missing out on the location of the future of the Internet. Smaller cities have become the new hotspots for startup companies according to Businessweek.com.
According to zoomprospector.com, Boca Raton was ranked number two in the country as one of the best places to start new companies. “ZoomProspector.com, a business location Web site, weighed 11 factors, including the number of
“Boca is a fertile place to plant a business,” says entrepreneur Thomas Madden. “Reason being is that there are maintenances and resources that are really unrivaled in many other cities around the country.”
With a population of over 85,870, Boca Raton is the perfect place to start your company. The city is not just for retirees anymore; Boca Raton prides itself in being called “Silicon Beach,” with a many of the tech buildings created by the veterans of IBM, which opened a plant in the city in 1970. Companies like Dj’s consulting Inc, Extended Audio Video Inc, Ebidrx, Plazure Consulting Inc and Capital Growth Advisors are just a few startup companies located here in Boca.
An influx of entrepreneurs have changed the face of this Florida city of 85,870, making it a destination for Internet startups.
It doesn’t take billions in government spending to create a thriving industry cluster. Instead, with a little luck and lots of hard work by residents, local economies can be shaped from the bottom up.
In 1995, Scott Adams founded Hiway Technologies Inc. in his home in Boca Raton. In three years, it became one of the world’s largest Web-hosting companies, with 240 employees and 150,000 customers in 135 countries. In 1999, Adams sold the
Adams is just one of the dozens of success stories that happened in our backyard.
Long gone are the days in which Boca Raton is only known as a retirement village for New York snowbirds. Boca is a city with affordable housing, good schools, and easy access to bandwidth. Not to mention the nightlife in Miami, the inexpensive
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