Miami is quickly becoming a symbol for the tech exodus from Silicon Valley. The area is home to a number of investors, successful tech founders and an eager local government.
For this survey, TechCrunch spoke to a number of investors about the area’s potential, opportunities and key players. This is the second survey TechCrunch published on the area and the first can be found here.
In this survey, these investors agree on several aspects of Miami. They see a huge opportunity for the region to become a major startup hub by utilizing its diverse workforce and wonderful quality of life. As they say below, the future of work is uncertain and Miami is becoming more attractive as workforces disconnect from office buildings.
We spoke to the following investors:
- Alexandra Wilkis Wilson, co-founder and managing partner, Clerisy
- David Goldberg, general partner, Alpaca
- Mark Volchek, founding partner, Las Olas Venture Capital
- Maya Baratz Jordan, CEO and founding partner, Founders Factory New York
- Sanket S. Parekh, managing partner, Secocha Ventures
- Laura González-Estéfani, founder, TheVentureCity