Silicon Valley News

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

San Francisco SoMa tech hub emerging from shadow of Silicon Valley

Skyline of San Francisco South of Market tech hub

I have been covering the tech scene in Silicon Valley for many years. What I've noticed is that recently, the most significant trends in the tech world are coming from SoMa, Silicon Valley's neighbors in the West Bay. The San Francisco neighborhood is a magnet for startups, the most prominent being Twitter.

"An astounding number of startups have launched in San Francisco since 2009," notes Kevin Kelly, the executive editor of Wired. The magazine, which is located in the South of Market neighborhood, is celebrating its 20th anniversary by putting the spotlight on the emerging SoMa tech hub. Read more