San Francisco is the best city for female entrepreneurship according to the Intuit blog. The 48 largest cities were evaluated with five criteria: businesses per 100 residents; percentage of businesses owned by women; income per capita; unemployment rate; and percentage of population with Bachelor’s degrees. Overall, San Francisco scored best.

Also ranked in the top 10 are Atlanta; Austin, Texas; Denver; Minneapolis; Portland, Ore.; Raleigh, N.C.; San Diego; Seattle and Washington, D.C., which has the largest percentage of women-owned businesses (34.5%). Notably absent are the three largest cities: New York City, Los Angeles and Chicago.

See Intuit’s interesting infographic here and then share your thoughts. How do you think your city compares with San Francisco? What do you think it takes to nurture female-owned businesses?

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