"Hi @Vincent, certainly it's possible to get VC funding outside of one of the concentrated metro areas the author mentioned. It's just less likely I'm guessing, and the bar is higher. So even if the cost of living is so high that…"
"And culture is a big contributor too (maybe the biggest). If you're immersed in an entrepreneurial culture, you're more likely to consider yourself "one of the tribe" and figure out how take steps by interacting with folks of…"
""But is this really a black hole with gravity so extreme that good ideas can’t escape to be executed elsewhere?"
The problem is not the flow of information/ideas, it's the flow of money. Opportunity is the confluence of money,…"