Silicon Valley may be the leader in Big Data, but when you compare it to New York, it is underwhelming. Indeed.com gives 994 Hadoop jobs in NY, and 1719 in Silicon Valley.
What's more is that if you are a financial startup, then you simply must be in New York. You might have an office in TechSpaces in SF, but that's about it. This is fully supported by our illustrator and cartoon author, whose new residence is now appropriately in Manhattan.
Silicon Valley, pay attention!