Where are most of the startups founded and how many employees do they employ on average? Where are the startup strongholds in Germany? What about women and foreigners as founders and how are startups in Germany financed? These and other questions are answered by the “Startup Monitor” (DSM) from the Bundesverband Deutscher Startups e.V. This article shows the most important… Continue reading "The German Startup Monitor 2017: What you need to know about the German startup environment"
Is entrepreneurship the solution to global youth unemployment? Part II My interview with Carsten Lexa President of the G20 Young Entrepreneurs´ Alliance, Germany
The magic of augmented reality (AR), virtual reality (VR) and other digital platforms is changing the way we do business, the way we work and the very nature of work itself. In this digital age these technologies present exciting opportunities to tackle global youth unemployment. A brief discussion of these technologies is how Part I of my interview with a friend… Continue reading "<span class="entry-title-primary">Is entrepreneurship the solution to global youth unemployment? Part II</span> <span class="entry-subtitle">My interview with Carsten Lexa President of the G20 Young Entrepreneurs´ Alliance, Germany</span>"
The 2017 G20 YEA Communiqué — Recommendations for Strengthening International Youth Entrepreneurship (And Fighting Unemployment)
The world needs a more innovative approach for global growth and employment. Growth is slowing down and unemployment, especially among youth, is rising or remaining at a high level. Demographic changes, technological advances and increased mobility are profoundly changing the world of work and are expected to do so even more in the future. A concrete solution emerges now more… Continue reading "The 2017 G20 YEA Communiqué — Recommendations for Strengthening International Youth Entrepreneurship (And Fighting Unemployment)"
What is the result of a combination of low rates of growth, high level of youth unemployment and an increasingly younger population in a country? An increasingly troubling economic outlook! That´s what the G20 members have faced for the past several years and in parts still face today. Therefore, the question that has to be answered is this: what policies can G20 governments adopt to address youth joblessness and disengagement and as a result encourage growth in their countries? Many economies that are rapidly developing face the challenge of finding work for large numbers of young people who will soon enter the workforce. Who can provide an answer to the challenge of youth unemployment?