The Geography of the Internet Industry: Venture Capital, Dot-Coms, and Local Knowledge

The Geography of the Internet Industry: Venture Capital, Dot-Coms, and Local Knowledge

Author(s): Matthew A. Zook

Published Online: 11 FEB 2008

Print ISBN: 9780631233312

Online ISBN: 9780470774250

DOI: 10.1002/9780470774250

About this Book

This groundbreaking book analyses the geography of the commercial Internet industry. It presents the first accurate map of Internet domains in the world, by country, by region, by city, and for the United States, by neighborhood.


  • Demonstrates the extraordinary spatial concentration of the Internetindustry.
  • Explains the geographic features of the high tech venture capital behind the Internet economy.
  • Demonstrates how venture capitalists' abilities to create and use tacit knowledge contributes to the clustering of the internet industry
  • Draws on in-depth interviews and field work in San Francisco Bay Area and New York City.

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