If you are SELLING a product/service, there isn’t a better place than New York.
Largest density of Fortune 500 companies is New York City.
In Manhattan alone, there are 42 Fortune 500 companies, see pic. (all of those are within 5 miles of each other)
In addition, there is a high concentration of universities, K-12 schools, hospitals, physicians, financial services firms, real estate related firms, construction projects, local retailers and there are 8.3M people.
If you can’t find customers in NYC, you won’t have a better chance in any other region.
Startups, no excuses of why you can’t close a lot of business in this town.