The right partnership can cause entrepreneurs to create a new company that achieves much more success than originally envisioned. When Antje Danielson and Robin Chase put together a business plan for a car sharing arrangement, they were only planning to launch the operation in their native Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Starting a business isn’t just for people with revolutionary new ideas. Sometimes a new company can successfully arise in a well-established market by simply implementing a vision of superior service. That’s how FirstBest Systems, a provider of insurance software, has steadily prospered in its first 5 years.
Entrepreneurs looking to create a corporation in Massachusetts are now seeing some encouraging signs. Small business lending and new business formation is on the rise in the state, according to the Boston Globe.
Business confidence in Massachusetts rose into positive territory for the first time in more than two years, according to a recent report from the Associated Industries of Massachusetts.
A recent survey from the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council says that Massachusetts is one of the 10 least business-friendly states in the country. The council says it has one of the worst corporate tax systems in the nation. But this may soon change.