Do You Live in one of the Nation's Hottest Entrepreneurial Cities?
And the winner? West Palm Beach-Boca Raton, Fla. was first on the list as the best location for small businesses. Salt Lake City, Utah and Raleigh-Durham, NC came in second and third, respectively. Survey results are available online or in the October issue of Entrepreneur magazine.
Entrepreneur magazine said that innovation, the availability of disposable income and a diversified economy gave West Palm Beach-Boca Raton its number one ranking.
The magazine based its evaluations of metropolitan areas on four criteria that included entrepreneurial activity, small business employment trends, economic growth and business failure rates.
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Which isn’t completely true. I mean, occasionally I drop by when I manage to sneak out of the nonstop frat party over at Going Concern, but I’m mostly a wallflower over there. I’m happy to say that I’ve been given express permission (or explicit orders, if you like) to wander over here to AccountingWEB more often.
Why is that, you might ask? My job is to replace the irreplaceable Gail Perry as Editor-in-Chief. What does that mean? I don’t really know! I think it’ll be fun getting a feel for things, throwing in my own thoughts here and there, and listening to the discussions you’re having about the accounting profession.