Yahoo’s acquisition of Tumblr was not only a win for Tumblr’s investors and founders but for the New York tech scene as well. As before yesterday New York never had a billion dollar startup that was venture-backed.

CB Insights reports New York’s 10 Biggest Venture Capital Exits, as you can see below with Tumblr leading the way.

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It will be interesting to see if other New York startups such as Foursquare, Meetup and Fab will join the list or billion dollar exit in years to come.

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