After Uber’s Move, Will Oakland Become A Tech Hub?

[Originally published by Forbes]


The dynamic between Silicon Valley tech companies and Bay Area cities may have just gotten a shake-up. Uber—the ridesharing company that is the poster child for local startup culture—announced on Wednesday morning, September 23rd, that it will open an office in Oakland. This will make it the first major tech company to move to the once-forbidden East Bay, and the question now is whether, given Oakland’s cultural advantages, other tech companies will follow…[read the rest at Forbes]