Entrepreneurship at a Glance 2016

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This publication presents an original collection of indicators for measuring the state of entrepreneurship and its determinants, produced by the OECD-Eurostat Entrepreneurship Indicators Programme. The 2016 edition introduces data from a new online small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) survey prepared by Facebook in co-operation with the OECD and the World Bank. It also features a special chapter on SME productivity, and indicators to monitor gender gaps in entrepreneurship.

English Also available in: French

Venture capital investments by sector

Significant regional differences exist in the types of firms attracting venture capital. In 2015, in the United States the computer and consumer electronics attracted 43.3% of the total, followed by life sciences (19%) and communications (16.5%). In Europe, life sciences was the sector with the highest venture capital investments (34% of the total), followed by computer and consumer electronics (20%) and communications (18.6%).

English Also available in: French


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