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Young Startup Scene


According to NerdWallet, the best place for a young entrepreneur to start a business is Arlington, VA. As reported by the Washington Business Journal, Arlington tops its list of Best Cities for Young Entrepreneurs for several reasons, including access to funds, networking and mentorship and the local economy.

NerdWallet’s Top 10 Cities for Young Entrepreneurs:

  1. Arlington, Virginia
  2. Madison, Wisconsin
  3. Lincoln, Nebraska
  4. Minneapolis
  5. Denver
  6. Seattle
  7. Austin, Texas
  8. Oklahoma City
  9. Plano, Texas
  10. Omaha, Nebraska

Starting a business at any age is a difficult thing — adding inexperience, a tight budget and limited business network, it is nearly impossible.  Operating a business in a geography that’s “friendly” to entrepreneurs helps tremendously.