In an entrepreneur_logoarticle at “The Entrepreneur”, Silicon Valley and Tel Aviv lead the world as the hottest and best Start-up eco systems.

Startup Ecosystem Report 2012 ranked the top 20 most active  startup scenes in the  world based on criteria including funding, entrepreneurial mindset,  trendsetting, support, talent and more.

According to data compiled by financial-software firm Intuit, some of the cities even outshine entrepreneurial  darling Silicon Valley. For example, 20 percent of Santiago, Chile’s  entrepreneurs are women compared with a paltry 10 percent in the Valley.

For the full list and more about the top 20 entrepreneurial cities around the  world, take a look at the infographic

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