NEW Survey about the Spirit of Entrepreneurs in America

Millennial-Gen Z Researcher Jason Dorsey Teams with America’s SBDC CEO/President Tee Rowe to Discuss the Motivations of this Generation

Small businesses are extremely important to our economy. In fact, the 28 million small businesses in America account for 54% of all U.S. sales. Small businesses also provide 55% of all jobs in the U.S. That’s why the not-for-profit Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) around the nation are dedicated to helping entrepreneurs realize their dreams. On May 31st, America’s SBDC President and CEO Tee Rowe is teaming up with Jason Dorsey, one of the nation’s top researchers into the generational attitudes of various groups, like Millennials and Gen Z. Together they’ll share some timely and important information from a new report from The Center for Generational Kinetics and the SBDC that provides some surprising results that you will find very interesting.

MOTIVATED MILLENNIALS–The Millennial mindset is the most entrepreneurial. In fact, 49% of Millennials intend to start their own business in the next 3 years
MONEY RESOURCE—Learn the latest resources available to new entrepreneurs and how much money it really takes to start a business
Ø PLAN AHEAD—41% of Americans would quit their job and start a business in the next 6 months with the right tools and resources
Ø BIZ BARRIERS—All generations feel access to capital is the #1 barrier to starting a business, regardless of age

SBDC BACKGROUND: America’s SBDC represents the nation’s most trusted small business resource – SBDCs. SBDCs are small business development centers that offer no-cost consulting and low-cost business training to entrepreneurs and growing businesses. The SBDC network has over 35 years of experience and touches over 1 million small businesses every year. Businesses that partner with America’s SBDCs get started, get funding, grow sales and prosper. There are nearly 1,000 SBDC locations around the country and over 4,000 SBDC business consultants ready to help.

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