From Silicon Valley in California to Silicon Alley in New York, it may seem that those areas have cornered the market on tech genius, but don’t be fooled. The internet is decentralizing business, allowing entrepreneurs to build smart, lean businesses in far-flung places.
These eight places may not leap out asstartup hotbeds, but they’re making a name for themselves with investors andinnovators alike. And tech entrepreneurs are flocking to these places to get their startups off the ground.
This story originally appeared at Entrepreneur.com