#288. It IS About the Startups!Posted on
|It IS About the Startups!
If you are interested in entrepreneurism, then you are likely familiar withThe Kauffman Foundation. In fact, if you visit here you can sign up for various releases from the Foundation. We at Agracel and Boomtown Institute are big fans!This week, we want to start you off with a quiz.
What percentage of net new jobs created in the last 30 years can be attributed to startups?
e. Sum of all of the above
If you said ‘e’, you would be correct! According to the recently posted report, The Importance of Startups in Job Creation and Job Destruction, “… without startups, there would be no net job growth in the U.S. economy.”
Other key points revealed in the study are:
In conclusion, effective policy to promote employment growth must include a central consideration for startup firms. Does your community have such a policy?