The Missing Entrepreneurs 2014

Policies for Inclusive Entrepreneurship in Europe

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The Missing Entrepreneurs 2014 is the second edition in a series of annual reports that provide data and policy analysis on inclusive entrepreneurship, and on its barriers, by target social groups across the European Union. Inclusive entrepreneurship involves business start-ups and self-employment activities that contribute to economic growth and social inclusion - notably of youth, women, seniors, immigrants and the unemployed. In addition to inspiring policy practices, this issue contains special thematic chapters on entrepreneurship by ethnic minorities, pro-entrepreneurship welfare support systems and support for entrepreneurship from unemployment.

English Also available in: French, German

Austria: Business Start-up Programme (UGP – Unternehmensgründungsprogramm)

Description: The Business Start-up Programme (UGP – Unternehmensgründungsprogramm) of the Austrian Public Employment Service (AMS – Arbeitsmarktservice) is an integrated support offer that provides business advice and consulting from external management consultants, tailored training, and a start-up allowance (for living expenses) during the period of setting-up a business. The target client group is unemployed people who have a business idea as well as relevant professional abilities.

English Also available in: German, French


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