Survey findings and summary

Thumbtack, in partnership with the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, has released Fort Worth's results from the third annual Thumbtack.com Small Business Friendliness Survey. The study, drawing upon data from over 12,000 small business owners, provides new insights into state and local business environments across the nation.

"After a two-month survey of thousands of small business owners nationwide, Fort Worth earned an A+ as one of the top cities in the country for small business," says Jon Lieber, Chief Economist of Thumbtack. "Creating a business climate that is welcoming to small, dynamic businesses is more important than ever, and for companies looking for a friendly regulatory environment and a supportive, enthusiastic small business community, Fort Worth is one of the best cities out of the 82 we rated."

Some of the key findings for Fort Worth include:

A copy of the survey's full methodology and analysis paper is available upon request. Please email Thumbtack's Chief Economist, Jon Lieber, at jon.lieber@thumbtack.com for a copy of the paper and with any questions or comments you might have.

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