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Preface Technology Sector Employment Statistics for the 12 major U.S. Technology Sector geographic regions (CSAs) are presented below for the period from January 1992 to December 2011. The data presented is derived from the most recent U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (BLS/QCEW) released on June 28 2012. An earlier […]

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When visiting Facebook and Google headquarters, I noticed a lot of women employees, even though Silicon Valley has traditionally been male dominated. At Google and Facebook, you see women in technical roles and management roles, not just clerical roles. There is nothing wrong with clerical roles, but it is good to see women contributing more […]

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Alternate Title: What will it take for the next major technology company to develop in Boston? Or, anywhere else for that matter? Facebook recently released their much anticipated initial S-1 IPO filing.[1] It’s been all over the trade and national news along with other recent and forthcoming IPOs. The general expectation is that Facebook will […]

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Response to: Facebook ‘Shock’ Has Boston Firms Searching for Next Zuckerberg.[1] Anyone, who is truly serious about “searching” for the next Facebook in the greater Boston area, first has to be serious about getting rid of non-compete agreements in Massachusetts. Not doing so, is to ignore the data and simply to repeat the same mistakes. […]

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S&P 1500 Company Founding Dates

The charts and data below update the previous analysis of S&P-1500 Technology Company Founding Dates. Data is shown for all 7 S&P Industry Sectors across the S&P-1500 Companies located in the 12 major CSAs. This uses the same data set as used in the previous several posts, based on the S&P-1500 as of close of […]

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