Atlanta bests San Francisco for best city in the U.S. to launch a tech startup

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ATLANTA, GA– July 6, 2016– According to a recent report,Atlanta ranked as the #5 best city in the U.S. to launch a tech startup. Atlanta bested San Francisco in the report by Wayne, Pa.-based Sungard Availability Services Capital Inc.

The company analyzed the performance of ten leading US cities to determine which were the best for tech startups. Each city was benchmarked against metrics including start-up survival rates, graduate talent, and density of entrepreneurs and those in technical occupations, as well as day-to-day costs such as office space and commuting which can make or break a fledgling digital business.

The findings are showcased in an interactive map which provides a drill-down of individual criteria as well as overall rankings. Check it out here:

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