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Zurich, Switzerland

Switzerland boasts more than 60 technology parks and several venture funds and is attracting entrepreneurs from around Europe at an astonishing rate. Swiss Start-up Monitor records 388 current startups in Zurich. It's also attracting some U.S. tech giants, like Yahoo! and Google. The country's strong infrastructure doesn't hurt either. Switzerland has one of the highest Internet and broadband penetration rates in Europe.

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