Why It’s So Hard For NYC Startups to Hire Developers

Why It’s So Hard For NYC Startups to Hire Developers

“Every startup in NYC is looking for developers,” asserts the Business Insider. “Literally: Every. Single. One.”

Why? While nearby universities continue to churn out highly qualified developers and engineers, most seem to prefer working as employees to positions as co-founders. Many of them don’t understand the potential value of stock option and want lots of cash right away. In addition, non-technical company founders often lack contacts in the technical field and tight ties to technical universities.

View article


About Our Editorial Process

At DevX, we’re dedicated to tech entrepreneurship. Our team closely follows industry shifts, new products, AI breakthroughs, technology trends, and funding announcements. Articles undergo thorough editing to ensure accuracy and clarity, reflecting DevX’s style and supporting entrepreneurs in the tech sphere.

See our full editorial policy.

About Our Journalist