Oct 30, 2014

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10 States Where Female Entrepreneurs Thrive

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According to a new infographic created by Expert Market, Georgia is the place to be if you’re a female entrepreneur. Chalk it up to the state’s low cost of living and incredible and the state’s women-focused career resources, like Atlanta’s Women’s Employment Opportunity Project (WEOP) and the Greater Women’s Business Council.

Interestingly enough, Georgia is just one of many southern states represented on the list. This phenomenon is likely the result of “the lower startup costs enjoyed in Southern cities compared to more expensive metropolitan areas like New York, San Francisco and Boston,” explains Expert Market.

So there you go. It turns out that, contrary to popular belief, large metropolitan cities are not ideal for female entrepreneurs. If you’re not averse to moving down south, consider Expert Market’s comprehensive ranking of the top states where female entrepreneurs are most likely to thrive.

Which of these states are you most willing to move to for the sake of your business?

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Tanisha Love Ramirez

Tanisha Love Ramirez

Tanisha is the Managing Editor at NEW LATINA, and a social commentary and pop-culture writer/blogger from New York City. She studied Sociology and Women's Studies at Bowdoin College, where she developed a strong interest women's issues and community advocacy. Tanisha has written for the Bowdoin Orient and has interned at BUST Magazine and Jezebel.com.

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