Amid Bay Area exodus, high-growth companies are courted by Texas, Idaho, others

Mark Calvey
Amid Bay Area exodus, high-growth companies are courted by Texas, Idaho, others

There was a time when the Bay Area felt it had a lock on tech talent. Now some of the Bay Area’s most promising companies are finding themselves heavily courted by cities and states eager to lure the high-paying jobs and growth aura that these companies can bring with them. The huge incentive package spurred speculation that the company could one day move its headquarters to the Texas city, which Uber denied.