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Screw the Valley: A Coast-to-Coast Tour of America's New Tech Startup Culture: New York, Boulder, Austin, Raleigh, Detroit, Las Vegas, Kansas City by Timothy Sprinkle

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“Detroit still has assets that appeal to investors. The resources in terms of the people, the businesses, the history, and the culture are all here to have a great city in the future.”

—Warren Buffett, November 2013

MARCH ROLLS IN COLD in southeastern Michigan. And breezy. It isn’t necessarily a snowy time of year, though that depends on how tight the Midwestern deep freeze holds on through the winter, but what snow there is tends to linger, piling up in parking lots, along highways, and tucked into out-of-the-way places. The sky is steel gray and overcast.

But when I arrive at the monthly Grow Detroit meetup inside Mango Languages ...

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