Last year was a great year for startups, and 2020 is going to be even better, due largely to continued growth in wellness and high-tech. According to the latest startup statistics, new companies are having little trouble attracting investments. In some countries startup investments are on track to double compared to 2019.

Key Stats:

  • Only 50% of businesses with employees survive five years.
  • The United States was home to 30.7 million small businesses in 2019.
  • San Francisco and Silicon Valley are the epicenter of entrepreneurship, home to 13.5% of all global startup deals.
  • 53% of American startups have at least one woman in an executive position.
  • 30% of American small businesses think now is a good time to expand.

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