May 23, 2022

Reference: New Resource For Connecticut Business Formation Data

From the Connecticut Secretary of State:

Connecticut Secretary of the State Denise Merrill [recently] introduced a new data portal that maps business formations throughout the state, potentially allowing government agencies to identify gaps in economic activity as well as successful regional models to replicate.


“The data portal provides unprecedented access to 36 years of business registry data,” said Michelle Riordan-Nold, Executive Director of the CT Data Collaborative. “We not only make the data available to the public but we provide users the ability to interact with, visualize, and compare the data.” The information displayed by CTData revealed in 2015 there were more than 28,000 formations of corporations, limited liability companies and other types of businesses with the Secretary of the State’s office versus upwards of 15,000 formations in 1996. However, the numbers also reveal some wide geographic disparities. Many of the formations are clustered in particular regions with far less activity in other.

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Direct to Exploring Business Formation Patterns in Connecticut

See Also: Additional Data via CT Data Collaborative

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