Eighth annual Entrepreneurship Score Card now available for download
March 23, 2012
The Small Business Foundation of Michigan’s eighth annual Entrepreneurship Score Card finds that Michigan’s economic assets remain postsecondary education and a highly skilled workforce. Science, engineering and graduate program output remains healthy and technology competitiveness is an asset, giving the state above average performance in the Research & Innovation metric. On the downside, Michigan remains challenged by such trends as the cost of doing business and regulatory/legal measures (although there are select tax, fiscal and regulatory policies and outcomes upon which the state is now scoring higher.) Fortunately, these negatives are all areas where public policies are currently being focused (for example, business tax reform took effect on Jan. 1, 2012.) Download the Score Card by clicking here.