Youth Entrepreneurship in Asia and the Pacific 2019

Youth Entrepreneurship in Asia and the Pacific 2019

July 1, 2019

The rise of globalization and digitalization, paired with the societal challenges of our time, builds the case for supporting the development of entrepreneurial skills This is because entrepreneurship can generate employment, as well as help prepare individuals for a challenging and ever-changing job market.

With its focus on youth entrepreneurs aged between 18 and 34, this joint Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) and Youth Co:Lab report provides a snapshot of current youth entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial ecosystems in 10 economies in the Asia-Pacific region. Particular attention has been paid to entrepreneurial ventures aimed at social and environmental goals.

The report presents key findings in these areas:

  • Youth policies
  • Innovation
  • Support systems for start-ups
  • Entrepreneurial ecosystem
  • Youth entrepreneurship
  • Youth social entrepreneurship
  • Innovation and technology