While in the modern, globalised world, high tech products can be developed almost anywhere, for a number of reasons, some places in the world have a higher amount of tech innovation. Usually concentrated in cities, these areas are some of the fastest growing economies in the world, and are in many ways planning the way we will live our lives into the future. Read our list below of 5 cities which truly are the hottest places in tech right now!
1. New York, USA
Home to one of the most vibrant startup tech scenes in the world, New York is the place to go if you have an innovative tech product to market. The tech economy is growing a huge rate in this city, with 10 billion dollars invested in the last 5 years alone.
2. Guangzhou, China
While this might not be a city you know well, chances are you have a product (or many products) in your house which was made in or around Guangzhou. At the tail end of the Pearl River Delta, this city is the heart of the Chinese tech manufacturing scene, and the origin of many famous products.
3. Seoul, Republic of Korea
Right now many of the hottest companies in tech hail from South Korea. Both Samsung and LG call the Korean capital home, making it a hotbed of tech innovation. If you are wondering where the next revolutionary screen was invented and perfected, Seoul is the likely answer.
4. Berlin, Germany
Berlin is home to possibly the largest tech startup scene in continental Europe, with hundreds of small companies innovating new solutions to everyday problems. As well as this the city is a hub of high-tech crypto-culture, with large numbers of businesses accepting Bitcoin, and strong focus on privacy.
5. Silicon Valley, California
No list of tech locations would be complete without including Silicon Valley. This California region is home to some of the largest and most successful tech companies in the world. Not only this, it is by far the most established startup scene in the world, and countless revolutionary products have emerged from its creative minds.
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