Silicon Valley is the place where the majority of the tech talent from the United States congregates to create businesses. In fact, the Valley accounts for an astonishing 21% of the total US GDP and 11% of private sector employment.
But why exactly is the area such a hub for entrepreneurial activity?
To decipher the puzzle, you might want to check out today’s infographic which contains some of the history of the area from the 1840’s right through to the present day and mentions many of the huge tech companies that currently call Silicon Valley their home.
Which Silicon Valley company is your current favourite and why?