California Q1 2016 PCA Index Findings Infographic 2018-06-28T13:22:22+00:00

California Q1 2016 PCA Index Findings Infographic

Once a quarter, Pepperdine University’s Graziadio School of Business and Management and Dun & Bradstreet poll small and medium-sized businesses across the nation to learn more about those companies growth and access to capital.

California Small Businesses are Feeling More Restricted Than Others Nationally

  • California small businesses surveyed are feeling more restricted than the rest of the nation (just as they were in Q4 2015): 62% report feeling their growth opportunities are
    restricted and 58% report feeling their ability to hire is restricted, compared to the national averages of 55% and 50% respectively
  • despite these restrictions, California small businesses are receiving financing on par with the national average of 38%
  • even with equal financing rates, California small businesses are relying on personal assets above the national average: 41% of California businesses surveyed transferred personal assets compared to 37% nationally

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