Ohio named 22nd best state for entrepreneurship

In a study from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Ohio has been named the 22nd best state for entrepreneurship, jumping 18 places from last year.

States are ranked according to measurements of entrepreneurial activity in five areas:

  • • Percentage growth of business establishments
  • • Per capita growth of business establishments
  • • Business formation rates
  • • The number of patents per thousand residents
  • • Income rates of non-farm proprietors

Massachusetts leads the list in 2012, followed by North Dakota, California, New York, and Minnesota.

To view the full report, visit newsroom.unl.edu/blog/?p=1354.