Top 5 Cities for Young Entrepreneurs to Invest In
Opportunity lives everywhere, especially in the age of the Internet. However, certain cities give their inhabitants an edge over the competition when it comes to entrepreneurship. Here are the best cities for aspiring businessmen.
Salt Lake City, Utah
Clean and picturesque, Salt Lake City is a dream for skiers and religious families. Visitors sense this is a city with the intimacy of a village. Like San Francisco (home of the Best-selling Author Ken Fisher), Salt Lake is composed of charm and mystery.
With nine universities in the area and some of the best business schools in the country, Salt Lake is a hub for thinkers. People in Salt Lake tend to be focused, driven, and clean-cut: it’s a perfect spot for investors to groom new businessmen to become future leaders.
Strikingly similar to Salt Lake City, but without the religious tendencies, Denver is a cultural hub with two Air Force bases nearby and plenty of universities. People from around the world enjoy visiting Denver’s acclaimed museums and natural surroundings.
Nearby Boulder has the reputation as the startup-maker, but Denver is known as the investment capital for young CEOs. It’s a place where people take budding reputations and become business magnates. Denver is a great place for all entrepreneurs, but it’s especially perfect for outdoorsy, healthy young investors.
Austin is known for ‘keeping it weird’ and for its amazing vibe. People love to visit the area and have deep conversations with locals about Proust, the weather, and the War of 1812, because people in this area are so well-educated that they could really discuss anything.
With a low cost-of-living and a high rate of geniuses being pumped out of the University of Texas at Austin, this city is known for its spirit of joie de vivre and its lively innovation. Home to the famous SXSW festival, Austin regularly brings in brilliant minds from around the world.
The high quality of living and clean air makes thinking and dreaming second nature for Oregonians in Portland. This area is driven by the spirit of innovation and perseverance. People come to Portland for the hiking and biking and end up staying for decades because of the mental freedom.
Home to fun, young companies like SurveyMonkey and Dotster, Portland is known for supporting its startups. Entrepreneurs are drawn to Portland because everyone is welcome, from hipsters to emo kids, older dreamers to teen CEOs.
This vast city contains the nation’s third-largest concentration of Fortune 500 companies. It’s also the 17th largest economy in the world. Entrepreneurs know immediately that this is a place to live and work, but not a place to fool around.
Whereas the other listed cities allow for follies and failed attempts, Atlanta is known to be unforgiving in the best of ways. It turns beginners into leaders, and thinkers into philosophers.
Young entrepreneurs can be made anywhere, but these five are known as the best. Whether you prefer to take the touch streets of Atlanta by storm, or to slowly dream your way to success in Portland, you can be a success in these cities.