America: The Land of Entrepreneurs

SHEERAZ RAZA | May 10, 2012

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When a two-year old startup company with nine employees is bought for $1 billion, inevitably people will begin to talk and dream of becoming entrepreneurs themselves. This infographic takes a look at the numbers behind entrepreneurship in America: where are entrepreneurs located, geographically and which sectors are booming? If there’s one thing central to the American dream, it’s the idea of creating something starting from nothing. In the U.S., 543,000 new businesses are created every month. That is 6,516,000 new businesses in 2011.

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