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Report: Atlanta one of the best large cities to start a business

Columbus and Augusta were also on the list

Looking to enter a new venture? You’re in the right place, because Atlanta has been named one of the best large cities to start a new business, according to WalletHub

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The personal finance site determined its results by comparing the relative startup opportunities in more than 180 American cities. Using 19 metrics, the experts filtered those sections into three major categories: business environment, access to resources and business costs. 

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Oklahoma City and Austin took the first and second spot, respectively, but The Peach City wasn’t too far behind at No. 19. Here’s a breakdown of Atlanta’s rankings.

Business environment: No. 62

Access to resources: No. 25

Business costs: No. 55

ATL wasn’t the only Georgia city included in the round-up. Columbus was No. 62 and Augusta was No. 151.

A 2017 WalletHub report ranked Georgia as the eighth best place in the country to start a business. It was No. 13 for business environment, No. 14 for access to resources and No. 10 in costs.  

Want to know how other cities fared in the latest study? Take a look at the map of findings below.

Source: WalletHub

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