Alex Payne — On Business Madness
“A cursory look at the data shows that location pretty much doesn’t relate to the long-term success of a startup. Which, if you think about it for even a second, makes perfect sense. How many of our corporate behemoths have their home offices in unlikely towns and cities? How many of those towns and cities have grown up around companies, and not the other way around?
There are good reasons to start a company in a particular place, or to move your company from one place to another. “Because everyone else has” is not one of them.”