One-third of Small Businesses Start with Less Than $5,000

January 9, 2019


About a third of small businesses get started with less than $5,000, according to recent research from financial platform Kabbage. The survey, which included responses from 600 thriving small business owners, also found that 58 percent got started with less than $25,000.

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In addition, 65 percent of survey respondents admitted to not being fully confident they had enough money to start their business. In fact, an overwhelming 93 percent said they calculated a potential run rate of shorter than 18 months.

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