20 best cities in the world to launch a business

We always knew girls would rule the business world eventually, but now we’ve got proof that female entrepreneurs are launching more start-ups than ever before. 

The number of new businesses started by women is skyrocketing – up by 80 per cent in the last three years alone!

However, there are certain hotspots around the world that make for better business opportunities than others. The Global Startup Ecosystem Ranking report ranked the cities where the #girlboss trend is strongest.

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Image via expertmarket.co.uk. Infographic designer: Clara Prieto

Here are the top 20 cities for female entrepreneurs, as outlined on i100:

20. Berlin

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19. Bangalore

bangalore

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18. Sao Paolo

sao paolo

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17. Amsterdam

amsterdam

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16. Sydney

sydney

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15. Austin, TX

austin

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14. Vancouver

vancouver

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13. New York

new york

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12. Moscow

moscow

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11. London

london

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10. Kuala Lumpur

kuala lumpur

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9. Singapore

singapore

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8. Toronto

toronto

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7. Tel Aviv

tel aviv

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6. Paris

paris

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5. Montreal

montreal

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4. Los Angeles

los angeles

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3. San Francisco (Silicon Valley)

san francisco

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2. Boston

boston

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1. Chicago

chicago

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Now what?