Not only is Miami magnetic to people who want to call the U.S. home, but it is has also become irresistible to entrepreneurs. According to the Ewing Marion Kaufmann Foundation, which studies and supports the startup community, Miami is now the second most entrepreneurial city in the US, and can boast the nation's highest startup density. Last year’s Kaufmann Index found that Miami led the country with 247.6 startups per 100,000 people. Miami is borrowing from other cities - such as Austin and Boulder - which don’t seek to become a carbon copy of Silicon Valley. Instead, Miami chooses to play on its many strengths. According to published reports, Miami has attracted the attention of entrepreneurs from around the world for better than two decades. More recently, new clusters of energetic visionaries have come together to groom a new playing field. This includes neighboring universities, where many startup cultures find like-minded individuals, and cred from the loc...
- According to the Ewing Marion Kaufmann Foundation, Miami is now the second most entrepreneurial city in the US.
- Miami also has the nation's highest startup density per capita.
- Miami is now home to 139 startups and companies on the Inc. 5000 list.