Nearly two years into the pandemic, one of the biggest takeaways? It’s fueled incredible growth in the launch of new businesses. The U.S. Census Bureau recently announced that 9.4 million new businesses registered in the US since 2020. So this week we’re taking a look at this entrepreneurial boom with a few stories from people who brought their ideas to life during the pandemic.
Here are our picks of the week.
The pandemic forced everyone to adopt new technology and rethink their jobs, spurring our economy to lean into independent work.
It was spurred by economic need more than choice
What is happening to cause the U.S. economy to boom so much, despite all the dire warnings against developing new businesses?
A new report finds more people, particularly those in minority groups, are starting new ventures amid the pandemic.
Excelling in college and getting a good job was the only path Boston native Caroline Vo, now 36, felt she could follow.
Collette Bice runs her Etsy shop, Wickry, from her Carrollton home.
His effort at putting out beets with his beats was a success. And more than a year later, his seed business is still growing.
Songlorious is an online marketplace where musicians can make money by writing and recording songs for people’s weddings, birthdays and other life events.
While on furlough she had an idea.
Now she’s creating full collections.