In 2011, 543,000 new businesses were created each month. In a rocky economy, many professionals new to the workforce are opting out of looking for a job, and instead creating their own. Institutions like Rasmussen College are even offering programs to help students hone in on their entrepreneurial skills and become better small business owners.
Below is an awesome infographic put together by Rasmussen College called the “The Entrepreneurship Road Map” featuring some great stats and tips on what it takes to become a successful entrepreneur.
What I find really interesting is Financing & Capital (what our crowdfunding platform provides) is #5 on the list. Showing the importance of other entrepreneurial attribues besides Money.
1) Prior Industry Experience
2) Learning from previous startup failures
3) Learning from previous startup success