The Entrepreneuers’ Organization has released the latest results from its Global Entrepreneur Indicator research project, a biannual survey of business owners from around the world. The survey focuses on performance-related metrics, such as jobs, profits and debt loads. The other factors the survey explores are related to the business climate, including access to capital, predictions on the economy and even entrepreneurs’ proclivity to start a new business. The survey, conducted throughout the month of June, ended with a sample of more than 2,200 entrepreneurs around the world, whose businesses average US$18.3 million in annual revenue and 192 employees. A snapshot of the survey findings includes the following:
Jobs: Entrepreneurs are hiring at a much faster pace than they were a couple of years ago.