Where does Silicon Valley gets its talent?

Posted on Monday, Jun 09 2014 @ 14:51 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
VentureBeat came across a detailed map that reveals where Silicon Valley's imported talent comes from. The single largest source is Mexico, followed by Texas and Arizona.
The visualization, made by Bloomberg Businessweek, shows the top 100 sources of “imported talent,” from both U.S. states and foreign countries. According to Bloomberg, “Asian Americans became the majority of the tech workforce in the Valley” in 2010; and one third of Valley startups “are founded by Indian Americans.” In addition, Mexico, Texas, and Arizona rank among the top ten sources of Silicon Valley talent, Bloomberg claims.
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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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