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See who made this week's 6 to follow in entrepreneurship
See who made this week's 6 to follow in entrepreneurship.
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See who made eMed's 6 to follow this week
See who made this week's 6 to follow
See who made eMed's 6 to follow in entrepreneurship this week.
San Jose, Calif.—June 9, 2009— eBay today launched the eBay Sellers Challenge, a unique initiative with a simple goal: empower and inspire entrepreneurs to grow existing businesses – or start new ones – on eBay. The Sellers Challenge asks entrepreneurs to answer a simple...
A few years back, a report from the Kauffman Foundation shook up the common perception that there were hordes of young tech geeks—all looking to build the next Google or Facebook—driving an entrepreneurial revolution. The Coming Entrepreneurship Boom showed that 55-64 year olds had the highest rate of entrepreneurial activity while 20-34 year olds had the lowest. Last week, a new survey from American Express OPEN shows that the Great Recession didn’t exactly make things any better for Generation Y.
Despite a difficult economic climate, many young Americans are still interested in entrepreneurial pursuits. A Harris Interactive® online poll, conducted on behalf of the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, released in conjunction with the start of Global Entrepreneurship Week, reveals that 40 percent of youth ages eight to 24 would like to start a business at some future point, or already have done so. Additionally, young people are overwhelmingly optimistic about the possibility of owning their own business. Seventy-five percent of the eight- to 12-year-olds, 62 percent of the 13- to 17-year-olds and 62 percent of the 18- to 24-year-olds agree that they can successfully start their own businesses if they work hard.
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