Entrepreneurship

Richland County leverages its roots in industrial production and technical innovation to drive economic growth. Sparking entrepreneurship requires capital, skilled-labor, and collaborative public and private partnerships, in addition to technological advancements.

Business Creation Rate

Business Creation rate is the change in total businesses year-over-year.

Data reported annually.

Target

1%

YOY Increase

Actual

0.63%

YOY Increase

Number of Inbound Inquires

Anyone who contacts a service provider about entrepreneurship in Richland County

Target

44

Inquiries

Actual

74

Inquiries

Number of Qualified Inquiries

Anyone who contacts a service provider and then follows up by attending another entrepreneurial event or meeting (These candidates are considered further along in the entrepreneurial system and, therefore, have a greater probability of success.)

Target

30

Inquiries

Actual

50

Inquiries

Number of Entrepreneurial Network Referrals

An entrepreneur who is forwarded along to a resource provider outside Richland County for additional assistance that cannot be provided within the county

Target

20

Referrals

Actual

34

Referrals

Number of Entrepreneurial Events

The number of events held in the county related to entrepreneurship

Target

24

Events

Actual

28

Events

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