10 Best Big US Cities to Launch a Business

Oklahoma City is first on the list
By Jenn Gidman,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 30, 2018 10:00 AM CDT
Head into the country's interior for the best shot at business success.   (Getty Images/laflor)

(Newser) – If you've got the entrepreneurial itch and are on the hunt for the best place to jump-start a business, WalletHub has some insights. The site pulled out more than 180 large US cities and looked at 19 key metrics for each in three main categories: business environment, including the average length of workweek and five-year business survival rate; access to resources such as investors and venture capital; and business costs, including corporate taxes and how much it costs to rent office space. Coming in at No. 1: Oklahoma City. Read on for the top 10 and their score out of 100.

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