Thumbtack, in partnership with the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, has released North Carolina'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, we've heard directly from small businesses in North Carolina what makes the state friendly to them and what could be better," says Jon Lieber, Chief Economist of Thumbtack. "Creating a business climate that is welcoming to small, dynamic businesses is more important than ever, and hearing directly from small businesses can help states like North Carolina improve their business climate."
Some of the key findings for North Carolina 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 firstname.lastname@example.org for a copy of the paper and with any questions or comments you might have.