State government and nonprofit sector helping to attract more tech workers to small towns

State government and nonprofit sector helping to attract more tech workers to small towns. Vermont passed a law that provides tech workers who relocate to the state up to $10,000 to help pay relocation fees, office equipment and other related costs, along with a free subscription to a coworking space. The George Kaiser Family Foundation is offering workers $10,000 to relocate to Tulsa, OK, Historically, these initiatives have generally failed to create the next Silicon Valley, although two cities stand out as successful exceptions: Austin, TX and Raleigh-Durham, NC both created a high concentration of tech workers and a dynamic startup ecosystem and community. Wired