And just as strong U.S.
Michael Orobona, a restaurant consultant who celebrated his 40th birthday this month, has been setting up a table outside his apartment on Union Street near Fifth Avenue every weekend this summer.
Though he had worries similar to most unemployed people, such as how to pay for his mortgage and health insurance, he said the situation gave him “a unique opportunity.”
He decided to be an entrepreneur and come up with a made-in-America product that could be patented and could compete globally.
The survey, funded by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, found that more than half of the Millennial generation — those ages 18 to 34 — want to start a business or have already started one.
The Thomson Reuters/PayNet Small Business Lending Index, which measures the overall volume of financing to U.S.
Clark, a “mompreneur” from San Diego, had just begun nursing her twins when she started DoubleBlessings.com in 1995.
Phil Bannan, co-owner of Scuttlebutt Brewery Co.
Citibank’s latest small business survey, released Tuesday, found that 49% of small business owners are holding their own, but are poised to grow when the climate is right, while 28% of businesses reported they are already in growth mode.
The 34-year-old married father of two lost his job of 13 years and figured he would need to make it on his own.
The restaurant in its first four years had built a formidable following, attracting tourists, snowbirds and local workers.