2019 Best States To Start A Solution Provider Business
CRN presents its annual detailed analysis of the business climate for solution providers in all 50 states.
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Labor/Operating Costs: Top 5 | Bottom 5
Workforce Experience And Education: Top 5 | Bottom 5
Taxes And Regulation: Top 5 | Bottom 5
Entrepeneurship and Innovation: Top 5 | Bottom 5
Business Climate/Competition: Top 5 | Bottom 5
Cost Of Living/Quality of Life: Top 5 | Bottom 5
State Infrastructure: Top 5 | Bottom 5
CRN presents its annual detailed analysis of the business climate for solution providers in all 50 states. For more, see:
Best (And Worst) States For Taxes
Best (And Worst) States For Entrepreneurship And Innovation
Best (And Worst) States For Business Climate
Best (And Worst) States To Find An Educated Workforce
Top States For Business In 2019
The Best (And Worst) States
Best States Methodology
|States by Overall Rank:|
2 North Carolina
23 New York
24 North Dakota
25 New Jersey
27 New Mexico
33 New Hampshire
36 South Carolina
43 Rhode Island
46 South Dakota
49 West Virginia
The goal of CRN's annual Best States analysis is to provide readers with a comprehensive view of the economic, workforce and channel climate in each state. The conclusions can be used by entrepreneurs who are considering starting a solution provider business or by solution provider owners and executives who might be looking for expansion opportunities.
The criteria covered multiple broad categories including labor and operating costs, the education and experience level of a state's workforce, taxes and regulatory burden, state infrastructure, and personal cost of living/quality of life. New criteria considered in this year's analysis included state GDP growth rates, fiscal stability and each state’s internet broadband coverage.