Wichita provides a thriving environment for business innovation with a long list of successful ventures, from aviation pioneers to high-profile companies, as well as Wichita State University's Center for Entrepreneurship. The University also gives way to an active young population, and the city has instituted programs such as Young Professionals of Wichita to help cultivate their burgeoning talent. With membership of 2,000 and growing, Young Professionals of Wichita is comprised of bright, energetic, “Yps” who are actively engaged in the city's future growth. In 2009, Forbes magazine named Wichita no. 6 on its Best-Bang-for-the-Buck cities, based on low housing costs, low taxes and reasonable commute times.