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Boise
Boise
This pleasant Idaho town teems with tech talent: large companies with a local presence include Hewlett-Packard's LaserJet division, semiconductor giant Micron Technologies and Microsoft. Local support for entrepreneurs comes from groups such as Kickstand, a six-year-old networking and education organization for small and startup tech firms. Despite its relative isolation, Boise attracts numerous migrants from L.A. and the Bay Area, thanks in part to its quality of life and the low cost of residential and commercial real estate.

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Last updated March 26 2008: 11:55 AM ET