Investopedia calls Denver "best city to become an entrepreneur"

Investopedia called Denver "best city to become an entrepreneur," along with Austin, Arlington, Va., and Oklahoma City.


Denver is rife with resources for budding entrepreneurs. The University of Colorado houses the Jake Jabs Center for Entrepreneurship to foster new startups in the local community. As part of the city’s attractive financing options, Denver provides up to 50% of a project’s costs for ventures established in certain parts of the city. Additionally, Colorado offers cash incentives to eligible businesses that create permanent jobs that last at least a year.

Business costs are below the national average and the city enjoys a young population and low unemployment. Denver currently maintains 172 small businesses per 10,000 people.

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Eric is a Denver-based tech writer and guidebook wiz. Contact him here.
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