case studies list for entrepreneurship

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case study date : 24-11-2016

  •  economy

Cities in action: Zaragoza leads peer-to-peer economy

Zaragoza has responded to the economic crisis by transforming the way the city supports and strengthens entrepreneurialism. Fuelled by shared talent and values, La Colaboradora is revitalising creativity, community, innovation and job creation.

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case study date : 21-11-2016

  •  economy

Cities in action: The Rotterdam Business Case

Rotterdam is taking a novel approach to welfare support for its 3,500 self-employed citizens living below the poverty line. Instead of receiving a payment to meet today’s emergency needs, they are learning business skills that will help them rise of out poverty forever.

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case study date : 06-09-2016

Cities supporting inclusive entrepreneurship: Birmingham - Entrepreneurs for the Future

Entrepreneurs for the Future provides incubator space for tech start-ups. It helps create new businesses by offering integrated business support and providing favourable conditions for business growth, including fit-for-purpose premises and access to a complete business support package.

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case study date : 07-04-2016

Cities supporting inclusive entrepreneurship: Bologna - Incredibol

Incredibol supports young entrepreneurs with developing their own businesses and networks in the Emilia Romagna region’s cultural and creative industries sector. It is based around a network of partners made up of public and private institutions that helps establish new creative enterprises.

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case study date : 07-04-2016

Cities supporting inclusive entrepreneurship: Dortmund - NordHand

City authorities in Dortmund created NordHand credit union in 2006 as a way to help establish or expand small businesses. It provides microloans; assisting entrepreneurs overcome short-term financial problems. This microfinance can help revitalise disadvantaged areas.

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case study date : 07-04-2016

Cities supporting inclusive entrepreneurship: Dublin - Start and grow your own business

In 1996 Dublin City Libraries submitted a proposal to the Dublin Enterprise Board to disseminate enterprise start-up information to the public via the library network. The objective is to enable potential entrepreneurs to set up a viable business and help existing entrepreneurs to expand their business and create employment.

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case study date : 07-04-2016

Cities supporting inclusive entrepreneurship: Glasgow - Ethnic Entrepreneurship programme

Facing multiple challenges entering the labour market, self-employment is sometimes the best or only option for refugees to improve their quality of life. The Ethnic Entrepreneurship Programme (EEP) launched in 2005 by Scottish Enterprise, identifies barriers to self-employment and how to overcome these.Its primary aim is to boost business creation but more established entrepreneurs can also get advice.

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case study date : 07-04-2016

Cities supporting inclusive entrepreneurship: Gothenburg - Turn international

Launched in early 2012, ‘Turn International’ supports female entrepreneurs in developing the export side of their business.The project was created by Business Region Gothenburg (BRG), a non-profit organisation representing 13 municipalities. Its goal is to contribute to sustainable economic growth, higher employment and a diversified economy in the region.

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case study date : 07-04-2016

Cities supporting inclusive entrepreneurship: Leipzig - OstWerkStadt

Policies to support businesses in Leipzig East were integrated into the wider urban development and local development agenda in 2008. OstWerkStadt is one of these, running from January 2009 to October 2012. It targets entrepreneurs, microbusiness owners and jobseekers with advice and coaching services, giving disadvantaged groups the opportunity to enter the labour market.

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case study date : 07-04-2016