The Dell Women Entrepreneur Cities Index ranks Toronto 6th globally in terms of its ability to attract and foster the growth of women-owned firms. Five important categories of city characteristics were identified: capital, technology, talent, culture and markets. Toronto ranked number one for culture (which includes mentoring/networking, internal mindsets/expectations, and relevant non-discrimination/level playing field policies).

Ranking City
1 New York, USA
2 San Francisco Bay Area, USA
3 London, U.K
4 Stockholm, Sweden
5 Singapore
6 Toronto, Canada
7 Washington D.C., USA
8 Sydney, Australia
9 Paris, France
10 Seattle, USA