Too many rules, too little finance: why young lag in business

POSTED DATE: 13/07/2015

AUTHOR: RICK MORTON, THE AUSTRALIAN

Young entrepreneurs are less active in Australia than in other developed countries and need access to better education, simple finance and fewer regulations to succeed, according to a submission to a Productivity Commission review.
The commission’s review into small business, startups, transfers and closures has been shown new data from the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor that finds the US outperforms Australia in entrepreneurship in almost every age group, but most dramatically among 18 to 24 year olds...Read more

Jillian Kenny relies on support from her partner while she works fulltime on a startup business. Picture: David Geraghty Source: News Limited

Jillian Kenny relies on support from her partner while she works fulltime on a startup
business. Picture: David Geraghty Source: News Limited