Could Boston be the next Silicon Valley?
10 March 2014 Last updated at 00:38 GMT
As part of a series looking at places trying to replicate the success of Silicon Valley, BBC News considers Boston in the US.
The influence of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), just across the river, in Cambridge is helping to drive a vibrant tech scene.
Richard Taylor looks at how the city has become a front-runner to rival California's entrepreneurial spirit.