Scottsdale ranks as 2015 Best City for Women Entrepreneurs

The city of Scottsdale was ranked No. 55 in a new report by data-science group GoodCall as one of the best cities in the U.S. for women entrepreneurs to launch their business.

“Scottsdale made the list due to a healthy economy, a large concentration of highly educated women, and a large number of women-owned businesses,” stated Eppie Vojt founder of GoodCall, in a press release. “Scottsdale also ranked No. 42 out of 405 for networking potential, making it a great place for any entrepreneur looking to start a business.”

A total of 405 cities were evaluated on the metrics of core economic strength, business climate for women, professional networking potential and female education values.

“The Scottsdale Area Chamber of Commerce event, Women in Leadership, is celebrating its 3-year anniversary. This event is designed to provide a quality, no-fluff opportunity for amazing women in business and non-profit organizations to tell their story and empower each other to achieve the next level of success while still maintain a work-life balance. It is incredibly important for a community to support and encourage strong women in business,” stated Anna Mineer, Vice President of Business Development for the Scottsdale Area Chamber of Commerce, in the release.

The report also features advice for women entrepreneurs provided by national experts from the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Office of Women’s Business Ownership, The National Women’s Business Council and the American Association of University Women.

Read the full report regarding Scottsdale’s ranking, including methodology and data sources online at http://www.goodcall.com/data-center/2015s-best-cities-for-women-entrepreneurs/.

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