July Startup Sentiment Index™ Reveals Pandemic Boosts Want for Enterprise Possession

Entrepreneurs who agree or strongly agree that “now is an efficient time to start out a enterprise” have been 65.9% in July, beneath the document degree of 76.9% reached in June. Nonetheless, 44.4% of respondents report that the pandemic really elevated the will to regulate their very own destinies by means of enterprise possession. FranchiseInsights.com compiles month-to-month the Small Enterprise Startup Sentiment Index™ (SSI) of people who’ve just lately inquired about companies on the market.

The latest Startup Sentiment Index™ survey was performed July 22-29, 2021, as considerations in regards to the unfold and transmissibility of the Delta Covid variant grew. 

Further highlights:

  • Future enterprise circumstances: Respondents are optimistic in regards to the present state of the economic system, with 40.7% believing that in three months, enterprise circumstances can be “higher” or “significantly better” than now, down from 53.2% in June. Over 44% see circumstances “about the identical” in three months.
  • Entry to funding: The share of entrepreneurs involved about buying ample funding dipped, with these seeing funding “more durable or a lot more durable” to acquire at 27.4% in July, down from 29.7% in June. 
  • Demographics: 47.7% of respondents are at the moment employed full-time, and 25.5% are present enterprise homeowners — the very best proportion seen within the historical past of the survey. Gen-X (54%) and Gen-Y (25.5%) are the most important age cohorts, whereas “Child Boomers” comply with at 17.4%.

“The share of franchise seekers who’re present enterprise homeowners is exceptional,” says Hunter Stokes, president of FranchiseVentures. “These people are looking for to develop, diversify or exchange an present enterprise to realize their goals.”

Obtain a duplicate of the July 2021 SSI report right here. See excerpts from prior SSI™ surveys and subscribe to obtain the Small Enterprise Startup Sentiment Index™ month-to-month report when it’s launched.

The Small Enterprise Startup Sentiment Index™ relies on a month-to-month survey of people who’ve just lately inquired about companies or franchises on the market on the digital property of FranchiseVentures.

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