Photos: Ten best cities for female entrepreneurs -- and Denver's place on it

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Last year, CardHub.com declared Denver to be the best city in which to start a small business.

Now, NerdWallet.com has taken a different angle, assembling a roster of the communities friendliest to female entrepreneurs -- and once again, Denver made the cut.

Continue to count down the complete top ten, featuring photos and NerdWallet.com text. And click for more information about how the rankings were determined, as well as to see graphics and more.

Number 10: Boston, Massachusetts

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Boston is a major business hub in the Northeast, and its presence on this list is fueled by high median yearly earnings for females and its generally well-educated population. Beantown also offers many professional resources to help businesswomen, such as The Boston Club, a community of female executives and professionals, and the Center for Women & Enterprise, a nonprofit institution to help women entrepreneurs in Massachusetts and Rhode Island.
Number 9: San Jose, California
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California's Silicon Valley has become well known as the site of a booming technology industry and San Jose has benefited from its presence as the largest city in the region. Women own nearly 31% of the city's businesses, and full-time female workers earn a yearly median salary of $52,000. Women entrepreneurs here can benefit from the Silicon Valley Center for Entrepreneurship at San Jose State University, which serves to foster enterprise growth in the region.
Continue to keep counting down the NerdWallet.com list of the ten best cities for female entrepreneurs.

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