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Unemployment Can Lead to Entrepreneurship

Posted in General Business,Online Business by ebs4pos on August 23, 2009

The most recent Index of Entrepreneurial Activity by the Kauffman Foundation showed a slight uptick of new businesses in 2008 — a full recessionary year — over 2007. An average of 320 Americans out of 100,000 formed a business each month, Kauffman said. What’s more, it found, the patterns “provide some early evidence that ‘necessity’ entrepreneurship is increasing and ‘opportunity’ entrepreneurship is decreasing.”

via Unemployment Can Lead to Entrepreneurship – NYTimes.com.

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