Inc: Richmond, Virginia Beach top places in US to start a business
Inc. magazine included two Virginia localities on its top 50 places in the U.S. to start a business.
Richmond was ranked 35, getting nods for its startup scene.
Virginia Beach came in at 49 for being a “federal government startup breeding ground.”
The list was created by Inc. and innovation policy company Startup Genome. The ranking is based off the Surge Cities Score, which ranks the top 50 metro areas in the U.S. on seven indicators—from early-stage funding metrics to job creation.