Fort Worth Entrepreneurs Plan to Hire, See Economic Rebound


Global Entrepreneur Survey highlights Fort Worth-area entrepreneurs

At a glance

  • Survey included responses from 30 Fort Worth-based companies
  • Each respondent is the founder of a business with at least US $1 million in annual revenues
  • Average annual revenue of respondent company:  US $7  million

January 29, 2013 - (Fort Worth, TX) – Results from a recent survey conducted by The Entrepreneurs’ Organization indicate that 47% of Fort Worth-area entrepreneurs expect to hire more full-time workers, and 32% expect to hire more part-time workers in the coming 6 months. Those surveyed also believed that the economy is moving in a positive direction, with 42% reporting positive feelings about starting a new business in the next 6 months.  

These numbers are comparable to global numbers, which indicate that 56% of entrepreneurs around the world plan to hire more full-time workers; 62% of entrepreneurs plan to hire part-time workers; and 77% of global entrepreneurs hopeful about starting new ventures in the next coming 6 months.

The survey included 30 Fort Worth-area companies with at least $1 million in annual revenue and sizable impacts on the local economy. By focusing on entrepreneurs, the survey results are flexible enough to be at the forefront of business trends.

 “The results from this survey underscore that Fort Worth businesses are thriving despite the current economic climate and that Fort Worth is a great place to start and run a business” said EO Fort Worth Chapter President, Jeremy Brandt. “Our members expect their businesses to continue growing, and expect the market to rebound in a positive way.”

To learn more about the Global Entrepreneur Indicator, visit www.entrepreneurindicator.com.

About Entrepreneurs’ Organization Fort Worth

Entrepreneurs' Organization Fort Worth is a non-profit dedicated to inspiring leading entrepreneurs to learn and grow through peer-to-peer learning, access to experts, and once in a lifetime experiences.  For more information about Entrepreneurs’ Organization Fort Worth, including membership or media opportunities, visit www.eofortworth.org or call 972-200-3479. 

About Entrepreneurs’ Organization

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