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EIU Business Environment Ranking

The Economist Intelligence Unit has just published the “Business Environment Ranking and Index 2014”. The report shows which countries offer the most welcoming environments to do business in. Developed economies in North America, Western Europe and Asia remain the best places to do business. Singapore is the world’s most investor-friendly location in 2014-18, retaining its …
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Kauffman Index of Entrepreneurial Activity 1996 – 2013

The Kauffman Index of Entrepreneurial Activity is a leading indicator of new business creation in the United States. Capturing new business owners in their first month of significant business activity, this measure provides the earliest documentation of new business development across the country. As the nation’s employment rate continued to improve, America’s overall business creation …
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The Venture Capital and Private Equity Country Attractiveness Index 2013

The IESE Center of International Finance presents the fourth edition of its Venture Capital and Private Equity Country Attractiveness Index. This index measures the attractiveness of countries for investors in the venture capital (VC) and private equity (PE) asset classes. It also provides the most up-to-date aggregated information on the quality of the investment environment …
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2013 Global Manufacturing Competitiveness Index

Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu has published the report “2013 Global Manufacturing Competitiveness Index”. According to the study over the next five years, 20th-century manufacturing stalwarts like the United States, Germany and Japan will be challenged to maintain their competitive edge to emerging nations such as China, India and Brazil. The report confirms that the landscape for …
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The Global VC/PE Country Attractiveness Index 2012

IESE has launched the 2012 edition of its Global Venture Capital and Private Equity Country Attractiveness Index study, which measures the relative attractiveness of a country for investors in Venture Capital (VC) and Private Equity (PE) limited partnerships. The United States tops the ranking, followed by Canada, Britain, Japan, Singapore, Hong Kong, Australia, Sweden, Germany …
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Kauffman Index of Entrepreneurial Activity 1996 – 2011

The Kauffman Foundation has released its 2011 Index of Entrepreneurial Activity. The report, a leading indicator of new business activity, provides the earliest documentation of new business development across the United States. New 2011 data allow for an update to previous reports, with consideration of trends in the rates of entrepreneurial activity over the sixteen-year …
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The World’s Most Attractive Venture Capital and Private Equity Destinations

IESE has launched the 2011 edition of its Global Venture Capital and Private Equity Country Attractiveness Index study, which measures the relative attractiveness of a country for investors in Venture Capital (VC) and Private Equity (PE) limited partnerships. Investors in Venture Capital and Private Equity (VC/PE) funds have a key objective: to get access to …
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Kauffman Index of Entrepreneurial Activity 1996 – 2010

The Kauffman Foundation has released its 2010 Index of Entrepreneurial Activity. The report, a leading indicator of new business activity, provides the earliest documentation of new business development across the United States. The study considers a 15-year period from 1996 to 2010. Annual index shows that, while the 2010 startup rate remains the highest in …
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Global Venture Capital and Private Equity Country Attractiveness

The United States is the most attractive countries for venture capital investors, according to a new international survey published by IESE Business School and Ernst & Young. The U.S. was followed by Canada, the U.K. and Australia. The Global Venture Capital and Private Equity Country Attractiveness Index 2009 is the first broad international index to …
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Food Security in 2009

(CC) Peter Casier/Flickr The United States is least at risk, followed by France, Canada, Germany and the Czech Republic, according to Maplecroft’s Food Security Risk Index. The index rates India as “high risk” due to unsustainable water use and an expanding population. Countries at “extreme risk” include Haiti, Angola, Mozambique, the Democratic Republic of Congo …
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