Millennial small business owners are feeling optimistic about running and growing their business in today’s economy, said Keri Gohman, Head of Small Business Banking for Capital One. Small business sentiment is up, according to Capital One's second quarter Spark Business Barometer, with 39% of all small business owners reporting a better financial position today compared to a year ago. Nearly two-thirds of millennial small business owners reported increased sales in the past six months, compared to 41% of small businesses overall. Finally, Gohman said 45% of millennial small business owners plan to hire in the next 6 months, portending well for the economy.

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