This is a New York Times article on Y Combinator – a tech start up nurturing program.
The owners of these “new economy” companies tend to be either libertarian or Democrat. The big money in the Republican party is often resource or financial services based.
Why? Because tech entrepreneurs are data driven. What are the facts? What inferences can we draw from the facts? They value “fast failing” – the willingness to take chances and learn from your experience, but at the fastest speed possible.