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Starting a Business in a Down Economy

There are many of us at the Small Business Development Center who believe that this is a good time to start a business. While it certainly is not a great time to get a bank loan for working capital, there are several key attributes found in businesses that open in a down economy. These entrepreneurs […]

Kauffman Foundation Releases Latest Index of Entrepreneurial Activity

The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation last week released its latest Index of Entrepreneurial Activity. The Kauffman Index of Entrepreneurial Activity indicated that overall entrepreneurial activity increased in the United States last year. In 2008, an average of 0.32 percent of the adult population, or 320 out of 100,000 adults, created a new business each month. […]

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