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.

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France: Guarantee funds for the creation, take-over or development of companies initiated by women

Description: The Fonds de garantie à l’initiative des femmes (FGIF), part of the national Guarantee Funds scheme, encourages the creation, take-over and development of companies by women. The state provides a loan guarantee, through France Active Garantie to facilitate the granting of bank loans to women who wish to create or develop their business.

English Also available in: French, German


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