Drawing from SCORE's large, diverse population of
clients, this new data report is the first in a series providing a
snapshot of the current American small business landscape.
At a glance:
critical service for pre-startups' success? More than 27%
answered "marketing and sales."
reported creating work for an average of three people.
than 50% of start-up owners relied most heavily on the advice of
other businesses owners or peers compared to other sources of
In addition to significant findings on the employment
impact of start-ups and microbusinesses, this study highlights
several previously unexplored areas that will benefit from future
research in upcoming SCORE Megaphone of Main Street reports.
Click below to view the data report and