The penetration of internet has brought various boons to mankind and one of the biggest advantages of technological advancements is Entrepreneurship.
A couple of decades ago it was very difficult to start your own business but now with the help of internet even a freelancer can become entrepreneur. People are selling through internet and they also fall in the category of entrepreneurs.
Now all you need to invest is your time and efforts and you can start your own work. Entrepreneurship has become more of an innovative and creative approach that inspires people to think out of the box, for earning money and prestige both.
1. Everyone Will Become An Entrepreneur
Now the organisations are replacing their employees with freelancers and entrepreneurs and the global transformation is offering an opportunity to many, who can work as an entrepreneur.
The cost of a contractor or freelance is 30% less than a full time employee and the organisation do not need any supervision on these employees. They have to be paid only after the completion of work and in most of the cases they are trained and experienced in their own field.
2. Entrepreneur University: Schools for Start Ups
In 1947 the first entrepreneurship course was offered by Management of new enterprise, Harvard. In 1953 Management and innovation was introduced in New York University. In 1967 first contemporary MBA entrepreneurship course was offered by NYU and Stanford.
3. Influential Health Entrepreneur
Watsi is a platform that offers crowdfund medical care to people who are staying in developing countries and do not receive appropriate medical facilities. Needy patients are identified by Watsi all around the world and it operates with 13 hospitals. Watsi is looking for more funding from investors so that they can accommodate and help more patients.
4. Year Of The Snake? More Like Year Of The Woman Entrepreneurs
2013 has been the year of women business owners and according to some surveys women can run a business much better when compared to their male counterparts. Women in 2013 are 66% more optimistic towards the success of their business and 81% believe that the overall performance of their business would be increases in the year 2013.
5. 15 Tools That The Most Successful Entrepreneurs Use
84% companies are using online marketing tools for promoting their brand and increasing their market presence. 27% companies use more automated business tools now, as compared to what they use 5 years ago. 50% leads are qualified but not ready for sales.
6. Starting A Business Is Safer Than A Job
Out of 9.1% of unemployed people 445 believe that starting their own business is much suitable option. In the year 2008 almost 2356 people went for business every day and their efforts led to 78% business revenue generation in US.
There are four ways to start a fresh business; either starts everything from scratch, or work as a consultant, get a non-franchisee business or join a franchisee business.
7. State Entrepreneurship South Africa
South Africa ranks 35th in terms of doing business and the state has scored a very good ranking in getting credits, cost of starting up a business, dealing with construction permits and protecting investors.
8. Business Apps For Entrepreneurs On The Go
Many people are running a small business from their smart phones as the surprising data reveals that in year 2012 US had 128 million Smartphone users. Many small business owners perform most of the business related tasks like banking and customer management through their smart phones. One can also manage various financial tasks related to their business with the help of their smart phones.
9. Celebrating Egyptian Entrepreneurs
In the Alexandria start up weekend almost 3200 people had applied and 300 attended it. 15% participants were female where as almost 85% participants were male in the fest. Out of every 20 participants 11 were non-Alexandrian. 6% participants had post graduate degrees and 19% were college students and 5% were school students.
10. What Makes A Successful Entrepreneur?
Company founders are usually well educated and focused people and according to a survey they perform better in high school as compare to their college. 59.7% of them had at least one child when they launched their business. Many people leave their job in between to start their own business venture.
11. Who Are US entrepreneurs?
13% of the adult population in US is engaged in entrepreneurship and a huge diversity is seen in the age, gender and backgrounds of these entrepreneurs. Many entrepreneurs are operating from home by making use of their social networks and other contacts.
12. Inside The Mind Of A Start-up Entrepreneur
There are two types of market leaders and entrepreneurs available in the market out of which one category is transactional and others are transformational. The transactional leaders excel in a pre-established business model and the transformational leaders try to shift the paradigm by breaking the boundaries and starting new business practices. All these entrepreneurs are faced with bankruptcy, loneliness, doubts and fear of failures.
13. America - Land Of The Entrepreneur
In America 543,000 businesses are created every month and America contributes the most in the field of entrepreneurship. This blooming economy offers a flourishing opportunity to all its budding business owners.
14. The Evolution Of An Entrepreneur
Initially business was restricted to lower classes in economy where as 50% wealth and power was limited to 10% of rich people in the society. Slowly the industrial revolution changed the definition of business and entrepreneurship and people started experimenting with business and more and number of people started joining it. In 20th centaury almost $600 billion was spent on the advertising done by big business houses. The year 1948 witnessed the television advertising boom and gradually the world entered into the information age.
15. Entrepreneurs In 2012
The new generation business owners are ready to sacrifice everything for the success of their business. 48% SME’s are optimistic about their next business year.
16.Global Entrepreneurship Report: World's Attitude Towards Self-Employment
All over the world 70% people have positive attitude towards the self employment opportunities. Denmark has most positive response towards entrepreneurship as the country has almost 89% people who believe that entrepreneurship is a very good option. Money is not the sole motive behind having once own business. The self satisfaction and sense of independence inspires people to run their own businesses.
17. Potential Of SMEs For Entrepreneurs In India
SME sector is playing a major role in overall growth of Indian economy. This is one of the most potential sectors available in the country which is offering opportunities for many entrepreneurs to join the field of business.
18. Minority Entrepreneurship: Crucial Facts To Know
In US the minority population is making huge contribution in the field of entrepreneurship. In the year 2013 white people contributed 63% in the business sector of the nation but other minorities who are also entering the entrepreneurship are Hispanic, Asian and African-American etc.
19. Small Business ownership in United States
US have almost 27 million small businesses which are employing 117.3 million people.
20. Millennial Are An Entrepreneurial Generation
54% young people either want to start a business or they have already started one.