Against Stereotype: A Closer Look at Rural Entrepreneurs
1 Oct 2023
Entrepreneurs all around the United States are renowned for contributing to their communities and economy, whether it be through innovation, job creation, or even social change. This significance is also felt in places where rural entrepreneurs launch their enterprises.
"Rural communities are not a monolith," writes entrepreneur Ina Metzer, co-founder of RuralRISE. Entrepreneurs in these locations boost their rural communities and reflect their peers, Metzer added.
Since 2011, the U.S. has acknowledged and celebrated the contributions of entrepreneurs on National Entrepreneurs Day, the third Tuesday in November. This year it's November 15.