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Montana Ranks #1 in the The Kauffman Index of Entrepreneurship - Missoula ranked 9th and Bozeman 12th in their startup rate

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April 17, 2017View for printing

The Kauffman Index of Entrepreneurship series ... ffman-index is an umbrella of annual reports that measure U.S. entrepreneurship across national, state and top 40 metro levels. Rather than focusing on inputs, the Kauffman Index focuses primarily on entrepreneurial outputs--the actual results of entrepreneurial activity, such as new companies, business density and growth rates.

The Kauffman Index series consists of three in-depth studies--Startup Activity, Main Street Entrepreneurship and Growth Entrepreneurship.

Startup Activity Main Street Entrepreneurship Growth Entrepreneurship

Among the 25 "Small" States in the United States, the state of Montana ranked 1 in Startup Activity, 3 in Main Street Entrepreneurship, and 23 in Growth Entrepreneurship.

Compared to itself in the previous year, the state of the state of's entrepreneurial community is experiencing a slight decrease in startup activity, a large increase in main street entrepreneurship, and basically no changes in growth entrepreneurship. ... wth|overall

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Way to go Montana!
Let's keep up the great momentum!

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