Texas Is No. 1 in U.S. for Female Entrepreneurs in New Study

The best place for female entrepreneurs to soar is not tech-saturated California or New York, but Texas, according to a recent study.Texas came in at the top for entrepreneurial women in the study touting a lack of corporate and income taxes, healthy business and economic environment, good living standards, women's health care and a "high rate" of startup growth.Texas jumped to No. 1 from 8th place in a similar study conducted the previous year. The jump can be explained by this year's study taking into account health and safety for women in each state, according to the company behind the study, FitSmallBusiness.com.The Lone Star State's opportunities for preventive health care and female-friendly business culture helped propel it to the top. When entrepreneurial women are looking for a place to start their businesses, they're looking for more than just a locale with a concentration of other women-owned businesses, said Jeff Steen of FitSmallBusiness.com.  Continue reading...

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