“Places that specialize in out-of-the-box thinking, with growth and growth potential, places where innovation works, where smart people and great ideas exist, and where collaboration with governments, universities and business communities takes place “
They came to the conclusion that Austin, Texas ranks 1st!
Here’s an excerpt from the article that shares their thoughts on Austin.
1. Austin, Tex.
Austin is arguably the the country’s best crucible for small business, offering a dozen community programs that form a neural network of business brainpower to help entrepreneurs. Now overlay that net with a dozen venture-capital funds and 20 or so business associations, plus incubators, educational opportunities and networking events. Mix all these elements in what many call a classless society, where hippie communalism coexists with no-nonsense capitalism, and you’ve got a breeding ground for start-ups.