Setting Up a Business in the Netherlands
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Why does one person actually succeed in starting a business, while a second gives up, and a third is still trying? To answer this question, a longitudinal study was set up in which 330 nascent entrepreneurs (people setting up a business) were followed over a one-year period. After one year, 47% actually started a business, 27% was still organizing, and 26% gave up the effort. In comparison to the two other groups, starters are different in terms of gender, industry experience, start-up capital, use of third party loans, sector and current activity.
- M : Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting
- M13 : New Firms; Startups
- L20 : Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behavior: General
- industry experience