Thumbtack has released Denver's results from the fourth 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, we have found that small business owners think that Denver lags behind other Colorado cities for its friendliness," says Jon Lieber, Chief Economist of Thumbtack. "Creating a business climate that is welcoming to small, dynamic businesses is more important than ever, and Denver's C+ grade for regulatory friendliness shows that it has a way to go to keep up with its neighbors."
Some of the key findings for Denver 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 email@example.com for a copy of the paper and with any questions or comments you might have.