If you have an idea for a startup and you drive down Second Street in San Francisco with your trunk open, someone will throw a sack of cash into it. It’s that easy to get funded these days (and with the new crowd-funding models set to open up the floodgates, getting dough will be easier than ever). At times, it seems like everyone in San Francisco is either running or backing a tech startup. The New Yorker’s Nathan Heller heads to SF to find out how the city’s new entrepreneurial culture is changing the country.

+ Fortune’s JP Mangalindan: “Everyone in the Bay Area seems to think they can start their own tech companies. They can’t. Welcome to the world of the wantrepreneur.”