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USA Outlook

In its eighth year, the 2018 Global Entrepreneur Indicator (GEI) is a twice-yearly gauge of the near-term global economic outlook that delivers data on job creation, profit outlook and access to capital, among other key metrics. The U.S. sampling of the Entrepreneurs' Organization's September GEI—taken by 1,851 leading entrepreneurs—reveals the current state of the U.S. business landscape and the country's economic health, among other statistics designed to identify economic trends, drive fiscal growth and strengthen communities.

JOB CREATION

Entrepreneurs indicate increase in full-time staffing levels

REVENUE

ECONOMICS

of Entrepreneurs cite willingness to start a new business in the current economic environment.

FUNDING

of entrepreneurs found it difficult or very difficult to receive external funding in the past 6 months


ACCESS TO CAPITAL

Respondents report on access to funding opportunities during the past six months


PROFIT OUTLOOK

Business owners overwhelmingly optimistic about net profits in next six months


BUSINESS FOCUS

In the next 6 months, global entrepreneurs will be mainly focused on:


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