San Francisco has long been hailed the home of the tech startup — the place to be for entrepreneurs looking to lay the foundation for the next big thing. As a mobile app platform with high aspirations, we joined the mix, sharing an area code for four years with the lauded engineers of Silicon Valley and inserting ourselves into the supposed center of the tech world.
It seemed like the best possible move. And for a while, it was.
In Silicon Valley, you rub elbows with enormous talent and inspiration seems to grow on trees.