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[Infographic] The Big Business Of Small Business

We can’t stress the importance of small business enough – after all they employ a little over half the workers in the United States, and 65-percent of jobs created in the past decade were from small businesses.

But the truth is, small businesses are almost always fighting for survival in the hearts of consumers and thus, for life. It’s one of the reasons for events like Small Business Saturday, to help ensure that these businesses continue to contribute to the economy.

Here’s an infographic from On Deck Capital that shows you exactly how important small businesses are to the U.S. economy:



Daniel Goh is the founder and chief editor of Young | Upstarts, as well as an F&B entrepreneur. Daniel has a background in public relations, and is interested in issues in entrepreneurship, small business, marketing, public relations and the online space. He can be reached at daniel [at] youngupstarts [dot] com.

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