The Real Deal New York

NYC and Boston duke it out for tech

The Big Apple and Beantown step up efforts to become the next Silicon Valley
By Tom Acitelli | April 16, 2012 04:30PM

From the April issue: To many New Yorkers, Boston is a punch line, usually delivered during baseball season. But New England’s biggest city — along with Cambridge, its neighbor across the Charles River — is going head-to-head with the Big Apple to woo technology companies, not only fill office space, but also provide a boon to the local economy.

Indeed, all three cities are stepping up efforts to become the No. 2 tech magnet behind California’s Silicon Valley — if not No. 1. [more]