Monday, May 4, 2009

Index Quantifies Record Increase In Startups In 2008

The annual Index of Entrepreneurial Activity released Thursday by the Kauffman Foundation revealed that 2008 saw an increase in startups, the biggest increase since the foundation began tracking the activity in 1996. More lower-income than higher-income ventures started, a sign that many people turned to enterprise because job openings were scarce as a result of the recession.

Full-text blog posting by Kelly Spors is available via The Wall Street Journal, 4.30.09.