Startup companies are the economy’s big job generators, and they need more access to capital

Mitchell Hartman Aug 8, 2017
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Startup companies are the economy’s big job generators, and they need more access to capital

Mitchell Hartman Aug 8, 2017
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The Federal Reserve Bank of New York has a study out today highlighting problems startups have getting financing. And the reason this matters? The report says startups account for “nearly all net new job creation” in the U.S. economy. For these companies to continue growing, they need to be able to access financing  and some are having trouble finding it. 

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