Teleport Is A New App That Wants Governments To Compete For Citizens


There are lots of reasons why moving isn’t any fun. One of the worst can be not knowing what the city or area you will be moving to is really like. But if you happen to be a person looking for a startup job, there’s an app that’s here to help. Teleport turns the whole notion of moving for a job on it’s head by helping talented startup job seekers pick a place where they will be happy living and working. It actually puts location above job description in an effort to tune the equation for work/life balance for maximum happiness. Here’s how Sten Tamkivi (CEO and co-founder) explains what Teleport is all about:

“Teleport builds software for people on the move. Our long term vision is to help free people move around and have all governments compete for every citizen. As a start we’re helping startup people whose jobs allow them to be mobile figure out where they should be, and then help them get there. We have released two products to date: Bay Area Teleport web based search that let’s you find an affordable and cost-optimal place to live around Silicon Valley. And now Teleport for Startup Cities mobile app that let’s you discover and budget your next move among 100 startup-friendly cities in the world.”

That’s a pretty mind-blowing statement—having governments ...

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