But it overlooks the tens of millions of soloists more than 40 percent of the U.
The survey is conducted by the Census Bureau in accordance with an interagency agreement with the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics.
The third advantage is an immigration policy that, historically, has been fairly open. Inyoung people launched 35 percent of startups. In many countries the tax system and the labour laws discourage companies from growing above a certain size.
Research by Mattermark, which tracks startup data, shows that between and the size of seed investments made by VCs stayed flat. Hathaway says that intwo-thirds of metro areas received no first-round money.
The Boomers are a startup-happy bunch--over the past decade, the portion of founders in their 50s and 60s has increased, according to Kauffman data.