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WASHINGTON, Dec. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ —
WASHINGTON, Dec. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — During a year largely defined by the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, one might expect fewer new business ventures. However, the number of new businesses started in the US has hit a 13-year high.
A solid customer base helps business founders get their company established. New data from The Manifest shows that 36% of founders say that their biggest challenge was building a customer base.
Business founders can look for a customer base early in the process of creating their company by identifying knowledge or product gaps in the market that their company can fill.
Other challenges include maintaining a strong support network. Just 11% of founders expressed worries about maintaining a support network outside of their business venture. Support networks can