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For technology start-ups, and to a degree start-ups of any sort, Boston and the surrounding area is arguably one of the greatest cities, bar Silicon Valley. (In my opinion Boston is actually better due to its lower cost of living.) It is easy for founders, even outsiders, to create a strong list of contacts, the Boston area houses a multitude of the best colleges and universities in America, (meaning bright, young people looking to make a lasting impact on the world), and there are more than enough VC’s, angel investors, and technology accelerators to go around. Who wouldn’t want to start a company in Boston?