PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Philadelphia ranked number nine in a new list of the top 15 cities for tech startups in 2013.

According to, in a recent report National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) measured the overall venture capital investment of markets to compile its data and choose the top 15 cities for tech startups.

NVCA ranked Philadelphia at number nine citing its top-notch schools.

See the full list of cities below:

15. Boulder, Colorado
14. Denver, Colorado
13. Pittsburg, Pennsylvania
12. Atlanta, Georgia
11. Oakland, California
10. Chicago, Illinois
9. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
8. Austin, Texas
7. Seattle, Washington
6. Washington, D.C.
5. Los Angeles, California
4. Boston, Massachusetts
3. New York, New York
2. San Jose, California
1. San Francisco, California

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