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GEM 2017/18 Global Report

The 2017/18 Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) reports that entrepreneurship levels are stable or on the rise globally and that opportunity-driven entrepreneurship predominates, but there has been a worrying drop in job creation prospects across all economic development levels. Fifty-four world economies participated in the 2017/18 GEM survey covering 67.8% of the world’s population and 86% …
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GEM 2016/2017 Women’s Entrepreneurship Report

Female entrepreneurship continues on upward trend globally. Latest research shows that women’s entrepreneurial activity is up 10%, closing the gender gap by 5% since 2014. In the past year, 163 million women were starting businesses across 74 economies worldwide, while 111 million were running established businesses. Among the 63 economies surveyed in both this and …
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GEM Spain 2016 Report

The Global Entrepreneurship Monitor is the most important global entrepreneurship network whose mission is to make information on global entrepreneurship available to the widest possible audience. Thanks to this report institutions and individuals concerned with entrepreneurship in Spain have access to quality information and indicators that can support business creation. Spain’s GEM Association, with the …
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GEM 2016/2017 Report on Senior Entrepreneurship

With approximately 16% of the world’s population aged 55 years or older, the issues of entrepreneurial activity at these more advanced ages directly affect more than 1.2 billion people. This Special Report offers an account of senior people’s involvement in entrepreneurship around the world. Seniors may be involved in a variety of entrepreneurial pursuits, including …
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GEM 2017 Policy Briefs

Each year GEM countries use the data collected to compile national reports describing the entrepreneurial ecosystem and allowing for cross-country comparisons. Many provide recommendations as to what is both hindering and enhancing entrepreneurial activities and what could be done by policy makers to improve the levels of entrepreneurial activities and stimulate SMME development which is …
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GEM 2016/17 Global Report

The 2016 Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) survey represents the 18th consecutive year that GEM has tracked rates of entrepreneurship across multiple phases of entrepreneurial activity; assessed the characteristics, motivations and ambitions of entrepreneurs; and explored the attitudes societies have towards this activity. This report includes results based on 65 world economies completing the Adult Population …
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GEM Report: Europe’s Hidden Entrepreneurs

A major feature of the Fourth Industrial Revolution is the decentralization of innovation. Historically, innovation came from legendary laboratories or the state-of-the-art research campuses of large corporations and educational institutions. Now the next big breakthrough is likely to come from a suburban garage, cramped apartment or college dorm room. This new wave of inventiveness is …
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GEM 2015-2016 Report on Entrepreneurial Financing

Entrepreneurial financing has also evolved considerably over the past decade. Many of the previous models of entrepreneurial finance remain relevant today, including informal investment through the founders themselves, as well as borrowing from friends, family and colleagues. Venture capital (VC) investments in promising entrepreneurial firms remain important, particularly in developed economies. However, newer financing models, …
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GEM Report: The Entrepreneurial Challenge

Anglo-Saxon countries outperform all other countries in all entrepreneurial dimensions – entrepreneurship rate, new business ownership, women’s entrepreneurship and future potential entrepreneurs, according to the new report “The entrepreneurial challenge – A comparative study of entrepreneurial dynamics in China, Europe and the US” launched last week by Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum. To accelerate growth and close …
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GEM Report on Social Entrepreneurship 2015

Social and environmental problems are ubiquitous around the world. Hence, politicians, business leaders and members of society call for endeavours that focus on social and environmental objectives. Some of these are pursued by governments and by semi-public organisations. However, there is no clear boundary concerning which social and environmental problems should be the responsibility of …
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