Support Local Journalism, Join the SA Current Press Club.

San Antonio named a top city for entrepreneurs and small businesses in new ranking 

click image San Antonio has been named one of Top 14 Entrepreneurial Cities for Small Business. - PEXELS / OLIA DANILEVICH
  • Pexels / olia danilevich
  • San Antonio has been named one of Top 14 Entrepreneurial Cities for Small Business.
The Alamo City got a shoutout for its friendliness to entrepreneurs and small businesses in a new ranking compiled by Alliance Virtual Offices.

San Antonio ranked No. 14 on the company's Top 14 Entrepreneurial Cities for Small Business list, which was based on cities' strategic geographic locations, number of growth industries and favorable business climates. New York topped the ranking.

San Antonio landed on the list thanks to programs including Launch SA and the city’s Economic Development Incentive Fund (EDIF). Launch SA operates as a small business resource, providing guidance on anything from ideation to marketing, while EDIF helps startups find grants and loans.

“The Alamo City is the shining star of South Texas for its claim to entrepreneurial fame,” study author Kathleen Crampton told the Current. “San Antonio is one of the best U.S. cities for small business because of its progressive incentives and resources for folks starting small businesses.”

Stay on top of San Antonio news and views. Sign up for our Weekly Headlines Newsletter.

Support Local Journalism.
Join the San Antonio Current Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.

Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.

Join the San Antonio Press Club for as little as $5 a month.

Read the Digital Print Issue

January 12, 2022

View more issues


Join SA Current Newsletters

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.


© 2022 San Antonio Current

Website powered by Foundation