Business Facilities, a leading site selection publication, has named New Orleans as one of a dozen “Sweet Spots for High Tech” in North America. Writes Business Facilities: “The leading high tech hubs have developed a startup ecosystem that nurtures entrepreneurs and plants the seeds for sustainable growth from innovators who bring scalable products to life.”
New Orleans is not only a top tech hub, it is also one of the most inclusive. According to recent data from economic research firm Emsi, Greater New Orleans is:
– #2 for % women in technology jobs in the USA
– #7 for % African-Americans in technology jobs in the USA
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