The New Silicon Cities: Austin & Miami

Companies, capital, and talent are shifting away from Silicon Valley and have found new homes in cities across the country. Austin and Miami have become the hottest destinations for scaling startups, emerging unicorns, and tech behemoths. Whether it's crypto or electric vehicle manufacturing, these cities are outpacing the establishment in their effort to supercharge their economies and be the new face of the tech world. Austin Mayor Steve Adler and Miami Mayor Francis Suarez will share how they've created the new silicon cities. They will discuss why their cities have become attractive destinations for tech and how they are dealing with challenges and opportunities that have come with this growth.

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Steve Adler

City of Austin

Francis Suarez

City of Miami

Jacob Ward

NBC News

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