2014 Best States To Start A Solution Provider Business


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CRN has undertaken a detailed analysis of the business climate in all 50 states. For more on our approach, see:
Worst To First: How Business-Friendly is Your State?
Movers And Shakers: 2014's Best States
Business Opportunities For Startup Solution Providers
Best And Worst States: Taxes And Regulations
Where The Information Technology Jobs Are
Where To Find Educated, Experienced Workers
The 10 Best States To Do Business In
The 10 Worst States To Do Business In
The Best And Worst States For Quality Of Life/Personal Cost Of Living
The Best States Methodology
Top 10 11-20 21-30 31-40 Bottom 10 Reset
Employment Costs: Top 5 | Bottom 5
Workforce Education: Top 5 | Bottom 5
Taxes And Regulation: Top 5 | Bottom 5
Innovation And Growth: Top 5 | Bottom 5
Business Opportunity: Top 5 | Bottom 5
Quality of Life/Cost Of Living: Top 5 | Bottom 5

States by Overall Rank:

1: Virginia
2: Colorado
3: Utah
4: Washington
5: California
6: Massachusetts
7: Texas
8: Maryland
9: Oregon
10: Minnesota
11: North Dakota
12: Georgia
13: New York
14: Delaware
15: Florida
16: Michigan
17: North Carolina
18: Ohio
19: Arizona
20: Nebraska
21: Missouri
22: Idaho
23: Illinois
24: Connecticut
25: Indiana
26: New Jersey
27: Montana
28: New Hampshire
29: South Carolina
30: Kansas
31: Vermont
32: Oklahoma
33: Pennsylvania
34: South Dakota
35: Tennessee
36: Iowa
37: Wisconsin
38: Wyoming
39: Alabama
40: New Mexico
41: Nevada
42: Kentucky
43: Louisiana
44: Alaska
45: Hawaii
46: West Virginia
47: Arkansas
48: Maine
49: Mississippi
50: Rhode Island
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