Startups Are Booming — Here’s Why

Host Gene Marks is talking with Stephanie Gorski, Strategy Managing Director/Partner at Accenture about the recent study from Accenture. Hear what she had to say about the startup boom, the importance of giving your employees the opportunity to pursue their passions, the changing business owner demographic, and more.

Topics Include:

00:20 — An introduction to Stephanie Gorski
01:37 — Small businesses are not enterprise businesses
05:28 — Accenture’s study on startups
07:54 — How startups came to be during COVID
10:33 — Giving your employees the opportunity to pursue passions
13:35 — Would COVID have had the same impact 10 years ago
15:07 — What factors hold people back from starting up businesses
17:18 — The unglamorous side of starting up a business
18:27 — How this data will be helpful to businesses
20:08 — The changing demographic of new business owners
22:34 — Stephanie Gorski’s passion

Listen here.



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Gene Marks

Columnist on smallbiz, economy, public policy, tech for The Guardian, The Hill, Philly Inquirer, Wash Times, Forbes, Entrepreneur. Small Business owner and CPA