Best Big Cities to Launch Your Business, Ranked (60-Second Video)

Check out this ranking of the top 10 big cities in the U.S. to launch your startup.

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Looking to start a new business? WalletHub recently released its ranking of the best large cities to launch, based on 19 key metrics, ranging from five-year business-survival rate to office-space affordability. Here are their top 10 picks. Is your city on the list?

10. Denver, CO

9. Atlanta, GA

8. Raleigh, NC

7. Durham, NC

6. Charlotte, NC

5. Tampa, FL

4. Austin, TX

3. Miami, FL

2. Oklahoma City, OK

1. Orlando, FL

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