You’ve heard it before: Most startups fail.

Even with the most generous possible accounting, it’s estimated that at least 70 percent of tech startups will eventually flame out.

Yet startups are raising more capital than ever before. When the dust settles, it’s expected that venture capitalists will have pumped over $100 billion into the U.S. market last year. With so much money available, why aren’t startup success rates going up? Maybe because money isn’t the problem.

When startups are figuring out where their business is going to grow, there are critical, non-monetary resources that they must consider. And picking the right place could mean all the difference in when -- and whether -- their business grows.

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