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San Antonio Among the Best Cities for Female Entrepreneurs

Another day, another ranking!  This time Forbes lists San Antonio as one of the best cities for female entrepreneurs.  Ladies, interested in starting a small business? Let our Small Business Office help!

The number two city on the 2012 list—taking the place of last year’s second spot, San Francisco—isHouston, Texas, followed by Dallas.  According to the AMEX OPEN 2012 State of Women-wned Business Report, Texas is in the top fastest-growing states for female led firms (with Georgia, Nevada, North Carolina and Mississippi keeping it company). Combined, the sister cities boast more than 355,000 women-owned firms that pull in upwards of $66 million each year. Add San Antonio–the No. 15 Best City for Women In Business that boasts an impressive 67.1% growth in women’s businesses—to the mix and you’re looking at $87 million. In Texas, bigger (business) is definitely a sign of success.


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This entry was posted on October 19, 2012 by in Rankings, San Antonio, Small Business Tips.

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