- There are nearly 28.4 million small businesses in the US
- Employing 56 million people, they account for half of private-sector employment, occupy almost 30-50% of all commercial space, produce half of US sales, and 98% of our nation’s exports
- 64% of owners are men, 36% are women
- 66% of them survive their first two years in business, 33% of them make it 10 years or longer.
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There is Nothing Small About Small Businesses in the US