JANUARY 1991

How much capital did you need to start your business?

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More than $1 million 4%

$501,000 to $1 million 5%

$101,000 to $500,00 17%

$26,000 to $100,000 26%

$10,000 to $25,000 19%

Less than $10,000 29%

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Source: "Pulse of the Middle Market -- 1990," a survey of 1,650 owners of businesses with revenues ranging from $2 million to $100 million, by BDO Seidman, New York City.