Tag Archives: Enterpreneurship

Global state of small business report (Facebook)

Small businesses are the heart of our communities – and they are the unsung heroes of the global economy. From coffee shops, bookstores and restaurants to plumbers, wedding planners and graphic designers, small businesses create jobs and growth in every country, helping to reduce poverty and income inequality. But they are facing the challenge of […]
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The OECD digital outlook 2020 (OECD)

The OECD Digital Economy Outlook 2020 examines trends and analyses emerging opportunities and challenges in the digital economy. It highlights how OECD countries and partner economies are taking advantage of information and communication technologies (ICTs) and the Internet to meet their public policy objectives. Through comparative evidence, it informs policy makers of regulatory practices and policy options […]
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Job creation and local economic development 2020: Rebuilding better (OECD)

The OECD has just published the report “Job Creation and Local Economic Development 2020: Rebuilding Better.“ The impact of COVID-19 on local jobs and workers dwarfs those of the 2008 global financial crisis. The 2020 edition of Job Creation and Local Economic Development considers the short-term impacts on local labour markets as well as the longer-term implications […]
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The impact of COVID-19 on SME financing: A special edition of the OECD financing SMEs and enterpreneurs scoreboard (OECD)

The OECD has just published the report “The impact of COVID-19 on SME financing: A special edition of the OECD Financing SMEs and Entrepreneurs Scoreboard.” The COVID-19 crisis has had a profound impact on SME access to finance. In particular, the sudden drop in revenues created acute liquidity shortages, threatening the survival of many viable businesses. The […]
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2019/2020 Global entrepreneurship monitor : Family entrepreneurship report (GEM)

Seventy-five percent of entrepreneurs and 81% of established business owners co-own and/or co-manage their businesses with family members. Additionally, 62% of established business owners state that the majority of their current employees are members of their family. These are among the findings of the first 2019/2020 Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) Family Entrepreneurship Report. Download the GEM […]
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International compedium of entrepreneurship policies (OECD)

The OECD has just published: “International Compendium of Entrepreneurship Policies.”  It is increasingly understood that entrepreneurship plays a critical role in economic growth and well-being. But which policies can governments develop to release its benefits? This publication offers guidance and inspiration.  It identifies the range of entrepreneurship policies being pursued internationally, the problems the policies seek to […]
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Harnessing technology for the global goals: A framework for corporate action (WEF)

The World Economic Forum has just published: “Harnessing Technology for the Global Goals: A Framework for Corporate Action”. Progress to reach the UN’s Global Goals by 2030 was already off track as we entered the 2020s, only worsened by the COVID-19 pandemic. This report is an initial step towards clarifying how corporate leadership can drive […]
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Diagnosing COVID-19 impacts on entrepreneurship: Exploring policy remedies for recovery (GEM)

Policymakers need to create cohesive, holistic and conducive frameworks in order for entrepreneurs to flourish in a post COVID-19 world. This is among the key takeaways from the new Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) report entitled “Diagnosing COVID-19 Impacts on Entrepreneurship – Exploring Policy Remedies for Recovery.” The report is sponsored by Shopify, a leading global […]
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Forging new pathways: The next evolution of financial services (WEF)

The World Economic Forum, in collaboration with Deloitte, has just published the report: Forging New Pathways: The next evolution of innovation in Financial Services.  Emerging technologies such as AI, 5G, DLT, and quantum are increasingly being used by financial services firms and are forming clusters that are driving innovation throughout the sector. These advances can offer […]
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