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14 Best Startup Cities in America

Popular Mechanics

See the interactive stories behind 14 cities across the U.S. deemed great places to start something new. What makes these "startup cities"? From St. Louis, Mo., to Holyoke, Mass., to Urbana, Ill. – people and businesses in these communities are all starting, making and doing, and inspiring others to do the same.

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