Washington ranks second in the U.S. for entrepreneurship

Posted by Audrey Dubois-Boutet on Aug 4, 2011 Aug 4, 2011

According to a recent study by the University of Nebraska (Lincoln), the state of Washington has been ranked second for "entrepreneurial activity” compared to the other 49 states. The number one state was New York.

See how your state ranks here: State Entrepreneurship Index

The index, established by economists at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, is measured using five different components, which include patents per thousand residents and gross receipts of sole proprietorships and partnerships per capita.

Washington’s ranking is exciting for us to see! Dynamic Language started out as a husband-and-wife team more than 25 years ago and has since grown into one of the top companies in the language services industry.

And the Seattle area is home to a multitude of headquarters from some of the country’s largest companies. It makes you wonder what start-up company will fill the city’s skyline someday. You never know...maybe the next Amazon.com, Starbucks, or Microsoft is being launched in someone’s home office as we speak!

Read the original article from the Puget Sound Business Journal: Washington state No. 2 for entrepreneurs: Study