Survey findings and summary
Thumbtack.com, in partnership with the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, has released the new results from the second annual Thumbtack.com Small Business Survey. The 2013 study draws upon data from over 7,000 small business owners nationwide and shows that Small businesses ranked Nashville the #6 best city in the nation.
Some of the key findings for Nashville include:
- In addition to ranking among the 5 easiest cities for starting a new business, Nashville earned an 'A-' for its small business training and networking programs.
- Tennessee improved in this year's rankings, earning a 'B+' for its overall small business friendliness, up from a 'B-' in 2012.
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