It’s a good time to be a tech entrepreneur. Employment in IT is expected to grow 13.1 percent by 2024, making it one of the fastest-growing industries. In addition, nearly 40 percent of small businesses planned to increase spending on IT services this year.
Not too long ago, entrepreneurs who wanted to see success as tech business owners had to grow their companies in New York City or San Francisco for access to the best talent. But, as demand for technology services has grown, so have the hot spots for owning a tech business. Today, there are great tech cities all around the United States.
This report highlights 31 IT destination cities around the country that are great for tech entrepreneurs. What they have in common is a booming tech scene, but what distinguishes them is where things really get interesting.
The team named Las Vegas as one of the cities that is best for night owls.
“Surprising exactly no one, Las Vegas crushed every other city on our list for nightlife, landing in U.S. News & World Report’s top spot. I mean, what else is there to say about the city whose bars don’t have a closing time?” writes in their report. “We don’t need to explain why this is the place for you if you want to “turn down for what,” but we will say that there’s a lot more to Vegas than nightlife, gambling, and wedding chapels. According to a recent report by the Kaufman Foundation, Las Vegas ranked among the top five metro areas for startup activity. ”
Read more about what makes Las Vegas a unique destination for entrepreneurs here.