“Why Recent Grads Are Swarming Startups” Quotes Recent Graduate Ron Shapiro

"Ask a group of recent grads where they're now working, and a good portion will answer, 'a startup.' Once an industry word for small business, the term now connotes an exciting entrepreneurial lifestyle more and more college educated youths are choosing.

Currently, 47% of Generation Y work in companies with less than 100 employees. Entrepreneurial studies is the third most popular major for millennials, who are 1.82 times more likely to study entrepreneurship than other generations. In New York city alone, 82 startups have received more than $10 million in financing since 2007, according to the New York City Economic Development Corp, while the New York State Department of Labor noted a 10% rise in high-tech employment over the past five years."

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