Research on the massive increase in global Entrepreneurship
More people than ever want to become Entrepreneurs.
It is based on:
- Interest (record levels)
- Necessity (jobs are disappearing at light speed)
A number of new early-stage funds have come to fruition in recent months, including Bullpen Capital, which closed an oversubscribed third fund at $75 million for post-seed startups; Relay Ventures, which closed its third fund at $150 million for early-stage startups; and Canvas Ventures, which created a $300 million pot for fledgling startups across the U.S.
Traditional incubators usually have 30 or 50 start ups at any given time. In Paris teh largest one in the world is being built and it has room for 1000 startups. This is still nothing compared to an online solution.
"A report put out in February 2016 by Citibank in partnership with the University of Oxford predicted that 47% of US jobs are at risk of automation. In the UK, 35% are. In China, it’s a whopping 77% — while across the OECD it’s an average of 57%."
Joakim Fohlman is a multi entrepreneur since 1999, the founder and CEO of Cubimo and the main author of this page. See more at Wikipedia: