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