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Startup founders are older, more diverse, and don't live in San Francisco

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GUEST: For decades, Silicon Valley was the place to build a thriving tech career. Just like actors flock to Los Angeles and writers to New York City, eager young coders swarmed to San Francisco for their chance to make it big.
Look no further than the popular HBO sitcom Silicon Valley. There's a reason the Pied Piper guys are portrayed as nerdy, young, eccentric coders - that sort of person once defined tech culture. The stereotype became so ubiquitous that many people still believe you're locked out of the tech industry unless you have the founding team trifecta: youth, coding experience...
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