Austin #8: Best for Small Biz

Posted on Tuesday, November 24th, 2009 at 3:17pm.

CNNMoney.com ranks Austin as #8 out of 50 best places to launch a small business. You can read the full story at Best Places to Launch, but the reasons for Austin making the list include:
  • Business friendly tax environment (no state income tax and no corporate income tax)
  • Strong support for business (especially technology)
  • Fast population growth (doubled in 20 years)
  • Skilled workforce (thanks to being home to the University of Texas)

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