The Kauffman Foundation, the widely followed nonprofit focused on entrepreneurship, has provided another important validation that the greater Washington region is a business-forming hotspot.
According to the foundation, the greater Washington region is the number one entrepreneurial location in the United States. And, Virginia and Maryland are the number one and number two most entrepreneurial states. Nationally, the areas of entrepreneurship with the most growth are industries where our region has an established ecosystem of growing companies: IT, advertising and marketing, business products and services, healthcare and software.
Given those findings, it is important for us to ask why. Why are we such profitable entrepreneurs here? Which factors make us a success and how do we foster those factors to drive us to heightened success?
It’s not enough for us to…
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