Though Silicon Valley is most people's idea of a startup mecca, it's not the only game in town. It's neighbor to the south (a.k.a. Silicon Beach) is a rising star. With great universities and a booming entertainment industry, Los Angeles has become one of the hottest hubs for startup founders and investors.

But what’s the daily life like for a tech entrepreneur in LA? And how’s that different from the grind in San Francisco? A tongue-and-cheek infographic from hired.com tries to visualize the differences between the two cities.

So which city is more your speed?

Published on: Jun 20, 2014