Thumbtack has released Austin'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, Austin earned the highest possible grade from its small business community," says Jon Lieber, Chief Economist of Thumbtack. "Creating a business climate that is welcoming to small, dynamic businesses is more important than ever, and Austin has consistently been in the top of our ratings as one of the best places in America for small businesses to start and grow."
Some of the key findings for Austin 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.