The database-software giant had been based in Silicon Valley since it was founded in 1977.
Business Insider crunched the numbers on which Texan cities are getting the biggest boosts from Americans moving in from other parts of the country. Austin-Round Rock came in at number one.
In June Business Insider ranked Texas as the best state in the US for entrepreneurs — the state added small businesses at a rate of 9.5% per year from 2016 to 2018.
Tech elites are making moves out of San Francisco, as they rethink the area's costs, political climate, safety, and more.
The bottom line is that although Tesla has done a lot for the San Francisco Bay Area, Texas is a far better location for a new car factory — and Tesla is going to build one near Austin.