St. Louis, Missouri, was recently ranked among the top 10 cities in the U.S. for young entrepreneurs, according to a new study by Lending Tree. The Missouri city came in 7th on the list with the average age of a person starting a new business in St. Louis as 38.77.
“For young entrepreneurs, St. Louis provides a fertile environment in which business ideas and entrepreneurial ambition can grow — that’s thanks to a strong local startup scene and robust support network for new companies,” said the article. “Local business investment foundations such as the Missouri Technology Corporation, Arch Grants and St. Louis Accelerator provide vital investment and grant dollars to attract and grow leading young businesses.”
This is just one of many accolades St. Louis has picked up in 2018. Others include: 6th best city in the U.S. for software engineers, by SpareFoot, 15th best American city to start a business, by O2E Brands, 9th best city for working women, by MagnifyMoney, 5th best city for up-and-coming tech hotspots, by livability, and 3rd best U.S. city for recent college grads, by ZipRecruiter, just to name a few.
You can check out the full list of cities from Lending Tree here.
For more information on why Missouri could be a prime location to launch or grow your business, contact Steve Johnson, CEO of Missouri Partnership, at 314.725.2688 or via our contact form, with any questions you might have, and learn how Missouri Partnership can help with your business expansion needs.