What does it take to be among the lucky 13 percent?
87% of startups fail within their first four years. Learn how the 2015 EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® US winners defied those odds.
How did the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2015 winners scale fast, mitigate risk and preserve their innovative cultures?
For our new study, Surmounting 21st century business challenges: how leading entrepreneurs are thriving, EY worked with the Harvard Business Review Analytic Services and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation to uncover the best practices that have fueled the growth of 266 Entrepreneur Of The Year US winners.
These winners provide a timely snapshot of the key characteristics of the nation’s fastest-growing companies. Together, their businesses represent $169 billion in revenue and employ more than 406,000 people.
Collaboration and digital sophistication
At the heart of our research, we found two main pillars that these entrepreneurs incorporate into their businesses:
- Digital sophistication