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S.F. Now Dominates Silicon Valley – and Everywhere Else – in VC Funding

By October 25, 2018Article

While we here at like to spread the love, featuring stories about startups and tech hubs across the country, recent data from PitchBook has brought us back to a stark economic reality: Out of the top 10 most valuable privately funded companies nationally, 9 are headquartered in California – and vastly more are actually based in the city of San Francisco than in legendary Silicon Valley.   

As the chart above indicates, six of these top-funded companies are based in San Francisco, while only one is based in Silicon Valley; the remainder of the California 9 are headquartered elsewhere in the Bay Area and the state.


Clare Christopher is editor of

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