What are the best cities in Tennessee and surrounding states for veteran entrepreneurs?
Thanks to Derren Burrell of Veteran Ventures Capital, we have the answer thanks to data collected and analyzed by Edelman Intelligence (EI) for the Pentagon Federal Credit Union. The report used a custom scoring algorithm to highlight the Metropolitan Statistical Areas that are the best places for veteran entrepreneurs.
The top ranked Tennessee city is Memphis at #33 followed by Nashville (#50), Chattanooga (#58), Clarksville (#61) and Knoxville (#75). Lexington, KY came in at #42, while Huntsville, AL was ranked #57.
Here’s the complete report (PenFed-Foundation-2020-Top-Cities-for-Veteran-Entrepreneurs-List).