As we all know, anyone can start a business most anytime, anywhere. However, it's important to note that some places are better than others, and this is definitely the case when it comes to being a female entrepreneur.

The U.K.'s Expert Market recently reviewed the results of the Global Startup Ecosystem Ranking report to develop a list of the top 20 cities in the world for female entrepreneurs. Note that China, Taiwan, Japan, and South Korea were omitted from the report because it was not possible to obtain the relevant data. However, the researchers suspect that both Beijing and Shanghai would have made this top-20 list.

1. Chicago

2. Boston

3. San Francisco (Silicon Valley)

4. Los Angeles

5. Montreal

7. Tel Aviv

8. Toronto

9. Singapore

10. Kuala Lumpur

11. London

12. Moscow

13. New York

14. Vancouver

15. Austin

16. Sydney

17. Amsterdam

18. Sao Paulo

19. Bangalore

20. Berlin