Tuesday, November 18, 2008

U.S. Ranks High in Entrepreneurial Activity

As I highlighted in my last post, global entrepreneurial activity is quite alive and more vibrant than ever worldwide. This is especially true of U.S. minority businesses and their families (Korean Americans, Mexican Americans, African Americans, and a White American control group) offering these businesses a particular advantage and a means to not just survive but thrive.

Read more about this and other findings (for example, t
he percentage of early-stage entrepreneurial activity based on necessity has increased from 12.1% in 2005 to 15.6% in 2007. This increase may be due, in part, to the economic slowdown in the U.S.) from the “Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) 2006-2007 National Entrepreneurial Assessment for the United States of America,” conducted by Babson College and Baruch College -- here or direct to the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) -- here.

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