This second issue of Entrepreneurship at a Glance, a product of the OECD-Eurostat Entrepreneurship Indicators Programme, presents an original collection of indicators for measuring the state of entrepreneurship, along with explanations of the policy context and interpretation of the data. New to this issue are special chapters addressing measurement issues on women entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial finance, as well as selected indicators on women entrepreneurship.
- Publication Date :
- 06 June 2012
- DOI :
Access to finance: Success rate in obtaining finance
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The ease to financial access is an important factor for starting and growing a business. Financing needs however vary between enterprises with different growth characteristics. The development of information about the sources most used by different types of enterprises and the responses they obtain to their requests of finance contributes to improve policy makers understanding of entrepreneurial finance and the difficulties faced by firms aiming at growing their business.