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Tampa Great for Business!

Wednesday, January 11, 2012   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Ester Venouziou
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So it looks you all were right all along, Tampa business friends!

Tampa IS one of 10 great cities to start a business, says Kiplinger Magazine, citing business-friendly local government and local nonprofits that connect entrepreneurs with mentors, low cost of living and nice beaches.

The Tampa Metro area is home to 2.78 million residents and more than 52,062 small businesses.

Also on the top 10:

Houston (5.95 million residents;  81,114 small businesses)

Indianapolis (1.75 million residents, 27,553 small businesses)

Raleigh-Cary, N.C. (1.13 million residents;  19,776 small businesses)

St. Louis (2.81 million residents,  47,241small businesses)

Seattle (3.44 million residents,  71,462 small businesses)

Minneapolis (3.28 million residents, 63,454 small businesses)

Oklahoma City (1.25 million residents, 23,057 small businesses)

San Francisco (4.34 million residents, 86,115 small businesses)

Washington, D.C. (5.58 million residents, 95,974 small businesses)