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GeekWire: Seattle ranked 2nd for women entrepreneurs

startupweekend-women1“If you’re a woman and an entrepreneur, there are few better places to be in than Seattle.

“That’s according to a new study from personal finance site Nerd Wallet, who placed Seattle just behind San Francisco as the best place for women entrepreneurs.

“Here’s what they based their rankings on:

  • Number of businesses per 100 residents from the U.S. Census
  • Percent of businesses that are women-owned from the U.S. Census
  • Median income from the U.S. Census (half-weighted)
  • Unemployment rate from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (half-weighted)
  • Percent of residents 25 years and older who have a Bachelor’s degree”

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February 25, 2013