For Ivy League grads, tech trumps Wall Street | SmartPlanet

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Fresh-faced grads and young professionals are bypassing Wall Street for a chance to work at a tech startup.

KISs @GIBS‘s insight:

Wall Street vs high tech – "… A couple of factors are driving this shift, including a slew of new regulations within big finance that has limited compensation as well as lingering public criticism against the industry for damage during the financial crisis. Young workers at high-tech job also cited more abstract reasons like having the chance to build something new.

Cities also have made concerted efforts to attract high-tech companies by offering financing and mentorship programs."

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