Out of all U.S. companies:

have less than

500 employees

 have less than

100 employees

have less than

20 employees 

Small businesses are:

of all new jobs

each year 

of the nation's



Of those businesses:

break even

lose money

turn a profit


will survive their 

first 2 years

will survive their 

first 5 years

will survive their

first 10 years

Of those that didn't make it:

say market fit was 

the cause of failure

say they ran 

out of cash

say they hired

the wrong people

 Who you hire matters. 

You're only as good as the team around you