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(Photo: Shutterstock) The growth of small-business ventures coincided with a boom in business insurance uptake and first-time policy buyers. (Photo: Shutterstock)

The formation of new small businesses surged in 2020, as so many Americans were forced out of work by the pandemic. Under record-high unemployment rates (14.8% in April 2020), and as some industries still struggle to reopen a year into the pandemic, many workers have taken matters into their own hands.

Danielle Ling

Danielle Ling is an experienced video journalist and business reporter. As associate editor, Danielle manages all multimedia and reports on industry news and risk-related coverage, managing all weather-related content. A University of Maryland and Philip Merrill College of Journalism alum, Danielle previously served as a video journalist for Verizon FiOS 1 News NJ, Push Pause. Connect with Danielle on LinkedIn or email her at [email protected].

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