New Intuit Future of Small Business Report – Hobbypreneurs

by Cassie Divine on December 9, 2009

Today’s passion-driven hobbyists will breed many of tomorrow’s small businesses. Stemming from the “Maker” movement, and enabled by technology, these hobbypreneurs– both knowledge and craft-based – are leading a new generation of entrepreneurs who increasingly take the step to turn fun into profit.


That’s the topic of our latest Intuit Future of Small Business Report “Today’s Hobbyists are Tomorrow’s Hobbypreneurs.” The report is part of the ongoing Intuit Future of Small Business research series.


Hobbypreneurs will continue to grow in numbers and influence, creating new niche products and markets in the U.S. and abroad. These frugal, techsavvy, green-oriented, out-of-the-box thinkers are creating new business methods, models and processes. And along the way, they are spurring growth and innovation.


In the coming weeks we’ll dive deeper on the six reasons why hobbypreneurs are thriving and profile some master makers.


Check out the report here and find out why hobbypreneurs mean business.

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