Why You Should Build Your Hardware Startup in NYC

Whenever I tell someone who doesn’t live in New York City that I work for a hardware startup, I am generally met with incredulity. “How do you have enough space for that?” I often hear. “That must be incredibly expensive” is a common refrain. Entrepreneurs living outside of New York City may assume that starting a tech company that actually makes things in a city known for finance, fashion, and advertising would be a disaster — especially so far away from the venture capital epicenter of Silicon Valley. 

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