Looking for a place for your start-up business? What about Nashville?

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Nashville is the fifth best city in the country for start-ups according to a survey from Nerd Wallet Finance.  The survey was an analysis of the 50 largest cities in the country rated by: access to funding, human capital, local economy, business friendliness, and affordability.
Nashville received an “A” for small business friendliness.  The C&I loan under $250,000 lent per capita in 2013 for Nashville was at $315.22.  And, the unemployment rate is down to 5.6%.  The cities that rated ahead of Nashville were Oklahoma City, OK, Miami, FL, Omaha, NB, and Raleigh, NC.

There are some excellent resources for start-ups in Nashville such as:

The Tennessee Small Business Development Center
Nashville Entrepreneur Center
Nashville Business Incubation Center
Meet-up Groups for Networking

Nashville is a hub for healthcare, automotive, finance and information technology industries.  Additionally Nashville economic growth has been faster than the national average according to News Channel 5, making it a great location to start a business and invest in real-estate.