Score one for RTP: CEO explains why he bolted Silicon Valley for the Triangle

Downtown Raleigh  Cindy Whitehead, the CEO who sold Sprout Pharmaceuticals for $1 billion, is now an unofficial ambassador for the Triangle. She tells people: “Move here!” citing many reasons (quality of life, talent, cost of living.) The Skinny and Whitehead were discussing why RTP is such a hot spot for tech startups and we happened to discuss “Map My Customers,” which recently bolted the Valley for RTP. And guess what – Matthew Sniff has posted at LinkedIn why he came to Carolina, citing many reasons Whitehead stresses in her pitches. Here’s more.

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