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Millennials Are Actually the Least Entrepreneurial Generation

/   Dan Schawbel, Fortune

A few years ago, my company partnered with Monster.com to survey workers of all generations, and we found that just 32% of millennials considered themselves entrepreneurs, compared to 41% of Generation X and 45% of baby boomers. Additional research from EY and the Economic Innovation Group discovered that 44% of millennials believe staying with one…

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What is a Millennipreneur?

/   Bridget Weston Pollack, Score

According to a survey of millennials by EY and Economic Innovation Group, 78 percent consider entrepreneurs successful, and 62 percent have considered starting their own business. Fifty-five percent believe their generation is more entrepreneurial than past ones, although the data says otherwise: Millennials are actually less likely to be entrepreneurs than people in other age…

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WI business failures exceed business starts

/   James Rowen, The Political Environment

Ugly business closing data undermine right-wing GOP WI Gov. and failed jobs-creator Scott Walker’s talking point/billboard boast that Wisconsin is “Open for Business.” The number of Wisconsin businesses that close is higher than the number of new firms, according to a new analysis of Census data. The study released this week by the Washington-based Economic Innovation Group analyzed U.S….

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More Wisconsin Businesses Closing Than Starting, Economic Report Warns

/   Brady Carlson, Wisconsin Public Radio

The number of Wisconsin businesses that close is higher than the number of new firms, according to a new analysis of Census data. The study released this week by the Washington-based Economic Innovation Group analyzed U.S. Census figures on “business dynamism,” a figure which compares the number of new businesses to the number that close. It…

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A First in Decades, More Businesses Are Closing Than Opening in Most Metro Areas

/   Mike Maciag, Governing

In most metro areas, more businesses are closing up shop than opening their doors, a worrying trend several years into the economic recovery. A new report from the Economic Innovation Group (EIG) highlights the declining number of new startups, revealing a stark reversal from decades of growth. To make matters worse, much of the new…

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