“The desire to get rich and create wealth will clearly not go away, nor should it. These findings do demonstrate that individual wealth creation is by no means the only driver for entrepreneurs. The new generation of entrepreneurs increasingly tend to be aspirational in other ways.”Niels Bosma, Professor at Utrecht University School of Economics and Chair of the GEM’s Board of Directors
Bill Drayton, founder and CEO of Ashoka, literally coined the term “social entrepreneur” when he founded the nonprofit back in 1980, almost 40 years ago. He also decided that changemaker was one word and not two, something the Oxford dictionary now recognizes (though Webster’s does not, to the Drayton’s consternation). Drayton says, “We all sense that society is at a profound, indeed historic turning point.”
How the story of Yves Klein can inspire startuppers in establishing their brands. A guest post by Invaluable.
€10.6bn have been invested by VCs in European companies in H1 2019 reporting a+61% YoY. However they prefer to invest in more established businesses.
Six inspiring young entrepreneurs have overcome fierce competition to impress the country’s business leaders with their innovation and business capability and have been selected by NEF Fast Track, the UK’s leading entrepreneur development programme, for the prestigious David Pearl Pitch Prize & CVC Young Innovators award.
In this guest post, Consilience Venture Team proposes five tips to start-up CEOs or Founders.
This UK biotech startup is working to make hair loss history.
UK crowdfunding platform is about to launch a passive fund following in SyndicateRoom’s steps.
Equity crowdfunding platform OurCrowd announces 2019 Investor Summit theme.
What Beauhurst’s data reveal and who leads the market.
Investors should be cognizant that while equity crowdfunding might provide prospects for good financial returns in the future, the flip side is that firms on these platforms are high risk in nature.
How the new generation of art entrepreneurs is using equity crowdfunding to innovate the art industry. EXCLUSIVE.
Based in London, Stakeholderz is a spinout of the talent recruitment firm Intramezzo.
Latin America FinTech program invites all early-stage startups from around the world to apply.
How editorially-led shopping platform Own The Look is using crowdfunding as a digital marketing strategy.
Interviewed by Forbes, Republics’ Caroline Hoffmann presented their crytpo platform.
Why is it that even in the era of the Internet I can’t access my own medical records? Emie-Claude Lamoureux writes.
Life-science businesses report the highest-valued exit while fintech the highest rate of growth. De Vasconcelos: “Let’s see if cryptocurrencies can rival that.”
The debate will continue to intensify.
Just 7 Top 100 businesses are led by a woman.