We all know that Austin is a great city to live, work, and thrive. But did you also know that it is one of the best large cities to start a business? According to WalletHub, Austin makes the top 10 - number eight, in fact. Austin also ranks number one for highest average growth in number of small businesses.

Speaking of Entrepreneurship, startups also account for a larger share of businesses in Austin than in nearly all major U.S. metros in 2018 and Austin ranks 5th for new businesses per 1,000 population.

Looking to start a new business? Small Business Week begins next week on May 3. Join the City of Austin with the State of Small Business in Austin, followed by the Small Business Awards & Panel Discussion. Gain access to over 40 no-cost sessions covering marketing, funding, business planning, and more. Save your seat and register for a Small Business Week session today!

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