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Which Startup Is Your State Known For?

GOBankingRates Logo By Dan Ketchum of GOBankingRates | Slide 1 of 52: Startup activity in the States increased to 0.48 in 2016, continuing the rise of a trend that began in 2015, according to the Kauffman Index, a series of reports that measures entrepreneurship in the U.S. Although the Great Recession saw stateside startup activity drop to historic lows, 2016 data shows that 80.4 out of every 1,000 businesses are new.You don't find startups only in Silicon Valley anymore, either. To see which startups are the hottest in each state, GOBankingRates consulted StartupRanking, CB Insights and other sources that provide up-to-the-minute data on which are performing the best, based on factors like social influence and healthy venture capital funding. Keep reading to find new companies in states where entrepreneurs are making it big.

Startup activity in the States increased to 0.48 in 2016, continuing the rise of a trend that began in 2015, according to the Kauffman Index, a series of reports that measures entrepreneurship in the U.S. Although the Great Recession saw stateside startup activity drop to historic lows, 2016 data shows that 80.4 out of every 1,000 businesses are new.

You don't find startups only in Silicon Valley anymore, either. To see which startups are the hottest in each state, GOBankingRates consulted StartupRanking, CB Insights and other sources that provide up-to-the-minute data on which are performing the best, based on factors like social influence and healthy venture capital funding. Keep reading to find new companies in states where entrepreneurs are making it big.

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