Where your startup is located makes a big difference in the cost of running one. See which city is the cheapest to launch your startup plans. 

By Jessica Schimm (Assistant Editor, Women 2.0)

You may want to consider location before you start your newest venture according to this infographic. Did you know (probably to the surprise of San Franciscans) that it’s more costly to start a startup in New York than San Francisco? But Zurich beats both cities in the cost of running one.

Each city is broken down by the cost of hiring two web developers and one designer, so take a look and give some thought as to what city would be the most beneficial cost-wise for your startup!


Which city surprised you the most?

This infographic originally appeared on Staff.com.

Jess headshotJessica Schimm (@JessicaSchimm) is the assistant editor at Women 2.0. She is a recent graduate of San Francisco State where she earned a B.A. in journalism and was the editor-in-chief of SF State’s Her Campus chapter. She has a strong interest in women’s issues and writes about them on her blog Women Who Run San Francisco.