Friday, April 18, 2008

Mind-Crafted in Washington State

New from the AeA, the Cyberstates 2008: A Complete State-by-State Overview of the High-Tech Industry report treats Washington well.
  • For the 3rd consecutive year, Washington's high-tech industry added jobs, up to 6,300 each for a new total of 162,800 in 2006 (most recent states' nationally comparative data);
  • Plus, venture capital investments in the state were up 27% - over $1.3 billion in 2007;
  • The report ranks Washington 1st in the Country for software publishers.
This 11th edition of Cyberstates provides a comprehensive review of the high-tech industry nationally and state-by-state for high-tech employment, wages, payroll and establishments. It also offers data on venture capital investments and R&D expenditures. Its available for AeA members for $125 or non-members for $250, as linked above.

Two forthcoming reports from Aea are An Overview of the Nation's Top 60 Cities and A State-by-State Overview of High-Tech International Trade.

1 comment:

  1. It would be interesting to see reports on high tech micro businesses - stay home freelancers such as myself. I'd hazard a guess that there are quite a few of us and it is such a benefit when you consider the lower overhead in this economy.