Photos: The 10 worst US cities for startups

1. San Francisco, CA

Based on the number of available investors and local startups, these are the worst cities for startups in the US, along with each one's investor to startup ratio, according to SimpleTexting.

Investor to startup ratio: 0.2

Image: iStockphoto/bluejayphoto

By Macy Bayern

Macy Bayern is a former Associate Staff Writer for TechRepublic. She is a graduate from the University of Texas at Austin's Liberal Arts Honors Program.