Florida among best places to launch a small business in America, according to CNBC report

July 24, 2019

CNBC’s annual Top States for Business study was recently revealed with Florida coming in at #12 overall and #4 for best tax structure. Florida also received accolades as a best place to launch a small business referencing the abundant talent being churned out from the strong university system.


Florida, for instance, has more than 60 universities around the state churning out well-educated graduates, among them the University of Florida, University of Central Florida and University of South Florida.


The strong talent bench is fueling the growth of sectors such as cybersecurity, technology and finance and attracting venture capital, according to Craig Richard, president and CEO of the Tampa Hillsborough Economic Development Corp. “They are cranking out a lot of innovation and patents around cybersecurity,” says Richard. “That’s one of our fastest-growing tech sectors.”


Read the full article on CNBC.com.