32,000 people started businesses in Ireland in 2013 - report

A new report on entrepreneurship showed that 32,000 people started new businesses in Ireland in 2013.

17th June, 2014
Ireland is now ranked 2nd across the EU-15 and 9th among the EU-28 countries for Total Early Stage Entrepreneurial Activity.

A new report on entrepreneurship showed that 32,000 people started new businesses in Ireland in 2013.

One in eleven of the adult population are engaged in some form of early stage entrepreneurial activity, according to the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM).

Findings of the 2013 GEM research also show that the rate of early stage entrepreneurial activity is at its highest since the onset of the economic crisis. The pipeline of future entrepreneurs also looks very strong, according...

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