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Global Entrepreneurship Monitor Launches First Ever Report Youth Entrepreneurship in Canada

A new report on Youth entrepreneurship in Canada reveals that youth see entrepreneurship as a good career choice and believe they have the skills and experience to be an entrepreneur.  Youth entrepreneurs are highly educated, almost 80% have a secondary diploma or degree. They are optimistic about the future and not aiming exclusively for sole proprietor businesses.

The report will be officially launched with a webinar on Tuesday November 13th at 3:00 pm (EST), 1:00pm (MST). The webinar will feature an overview with report author Amanda Williams and Peter Josty, Leader of the GEM Canada Team. To join the webinar visit


Entrepreneurship in Alberta – GEM Alberta 2016 Report – October 12, 2017
The Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) is the largest study of entrepreneurship in the world. This presentation describes the latest GEM Alberta report and compares entrepreneurship in Alberta with other Canadian provinces and 60 other countries. The report takes a comprehensive look at the aspirations, attitudes and activities of entrepreneurs in Alberta and how Alberta compares with other jurisdictions. The study also identifies some of the strengths and weaknesses of the Alberta innovation system. This is the fourth GEM Report on entrepreneurship in Alberta – Cooper Langford – University of Calgary .


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