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Minneapolis-St. Paul ranks as third best city for startups and entrepreneurship

  • ​ recently ranked the top 10 cities in the nation that are most likely to foster new startups and Minneapolis lands itself on the podium.

  • The non-profit weighed cities using the Kauffman Index which measures startup growth rates between the years of 2009 and 2014. Minneapolis actually lead the field on this scale with a growth rate of 121 percent. Life sciences startups are a well known contributors the metro’s success within the tech sector. 

  • Beyond the impressive growth rate, our highly educated workforce, competitive pay and relatively affordable housing costs assisted heavily enough to rank Minneapolis so highly. We are looking forward to the future of Minneapolis’ tech and startup environment as we continue to compete on the national stage.

Source: JLL Research,

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