Thursday, February 05, 2009

Report Points To Georgia Tech Community As Young

Yes, our start-up community is still starting up...with slightly more than a third of our entrepreneurs first-timers. That said, a third said they were on there second start up.

Numbers aside, truly great technology companies and ideas have come from Georgia and will continue to do so.

Survey: Georgia’s tech community is burgeoning

Georgia technology entrepreneurs are more likely to be on their first startup than peers in California and Massachusetts, according to a Technology Association of Georgia survey.

The finding echoed venture firm sentiment that the Peach State lacks serial entrepreneurs
Thirty-five percent of Georgia entrepreneurs surveyed said they were on their first startup, while 34 percent said they were on their second startups, according to the TAG study.

The results were revealed at a panel discussion at the Advanced Technology Development Center (ATDC) on Feb. 5.

Read full article here.

Source: Atlanta Business Chronicle - by Urvaksh Karkaria Staff Writer

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