GEM Global Entrepreneurship Monitor - News Latest news Mon, 10 Nov 2014 10:37:00 +0000 GEM Vietnam Launches Annual Business Index <p> The GEM team at the&nbsp;Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry recently launched an &#39;Annual Business Index&#39; for the country based on information from the GEM National Experts Survey.</p> <p> The results highlight two major challenges in enhancing entrepreneurship in the country: improving access to credit and aligning technical and vocational education with the needs of the private sector.</p> <p> See the video below for more information.</p> <p> <iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" src="//" width="440"></iframe></p> <p> &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;<a href="" target="_blank"><img alt="" height="284" src="/assets/uploads/x1415615680Untitled.jpg" width="200" /><br /> </a></p> 1 Thu, 12 Jun 2014 18:04:18 +0100 GEM Chile National Report Launch <img src="" alt="" width="250" height="150" class=""/><br/><p> The 11th version of GEM Chile Report was presented by the Minister of Economy, Luis Felipe C&eacute;spedes.</p> <p> The report prepared by the Universidad del Desarrollo, School of Business and Economics -released on 5th June, was commented by the Minister of Economy, Luis Felipe C&eacute;spedes, who referred to the policies of the new government in favour of entrepreneurship.</p> <p> According to the study, Chile has excelled in areas related to public policies and programs for entrepreneurship and in this sense, is above the average of OECD countries. In this regard, Jos&eacute; Ernesto Amor&oacute;s, Director of GEM Project Chile, said - &quot; in recent years has consolidated a series of public programs that have aimed to strengthen the development of an important entrepreneurial ecosystem in&nbsp;<span style="font-size: 12px;">Chile. This joined with our society increasingly valuation to the entrepreneurs and their activities.&quot;</span></p> <p> One of the main figures estimated according to GEM&acute;s methodology for the 2013 is that in Chile 24.3 % of the adult population between 18 and 64 years is considered an early-stage entrepreneur and 11.6% an established one. --&quot;These data demonstrate that entrepreneurial activity in our country continues rising&quot;-- Amor&oacute;s said.</p> <p> With regard to the entrepreneur&rsquo;s motivations, the&#8230; 1 Thu, 12 Jun 2014 11:12:02 +0100 Entrepreneurship Positions at Babson College <p> Babson College are seeking applications for several positions in the Entrepreneurship Division.&nbsp;</p> <p> Click the links below for more information.</p> <p> <a href="" target="_blank">Tenure Track Positions in Entrepreneurship</a></p> <p> <a href="" target="_blank">Bertarelli Foundation Distinguished Professor of Family Entrepreneurship</a></p> 1 Tue, 13 May 2014 12:56:03 +0100 Posición de Profesor en Emprendimiento Facultad de Economía y Negocios, La Universidad del Desarrollo, UDD, Santiago de Chile <img src="" alt="" width="250" height="150" class=""/><br/><p> La Universidad del Desarrollo, UDD, Santiago de Chile, requiere incorporar nuevos miembros en su cuerpo docente como profesores asociados (o superior) con una s&oacute;lida formaci&oacute;n en emprendimiento y gesti&oacute;n. La posici&oacute;n de profesor es a tiempo completo en la Facultad de Econom&iacute;a y Negocios, FEN, y deber&aacute; se cubierta en septiembre del a&ntilde;o 2014 hasta enero del 2015. El candidato seleccionado deber&aacute; contribuir a la Facultad con un programa de investigaci&oacute;n activa. Al mismo tiempo se espera que desempe&ntilde;e labores docentes tanto en los cursos de postgrado (MBA) como en los de pregrado (Ingenier&iacute;a Comercial). <br /> <br /> La UDD es conocida no s&oacute;lo por su excelencia acad&eacute;mica, sino tambi&eacute;n por su sello emprendedor. Esta caracter&iacute;stica le ha valido un lugar de privilegio en la educaci&oacute;n superior en Chile y Am&eacute;rica Latina a tan s&oacute;lo 25 a&ntilde;os desde su fundaci&oacute;n. ?El esp&iacute;ritu emprendedor es una caracter&iacute;stica que distingue a sus estudiantes y profesores. Esto crea un ambiente interactivo y din&aacute;mico en el campus, donde la innovaci&oacute;n y las nuevas ideas son constantes.<br /> <br /> La FEN (http:// tiene un firme compromiso para intensificar su actividad investigadora y docente en torno a la iniciativa emprendedora. Esto se&#8230; 1ón-de-profesor-en-emprendimiento-facultad-de-economía-y-negocios,-la-universidad-del-desarrollo,-udd,-santiago-de-chile?utm_source=zest&utm_medium=rss Tue, 13 May 2014 12:55:01 +0100 Faculty Position in Entrepreneurship at Universidad del Desarrollo, UDD, Santiago Chile <img src="" alt="" width="250" height="150" class=""/><br/><p> Universidad del Desarrollo, UDD, Santiago Chile, seeks to appoint a faculty member at the associate professor level with a strong background in entrepreneurship and management. <br /> <br /> The position of full-time associate professor in the School of Business and Economics will be appointed between September 2014 and January 2015 at the latest. The successful candidate will contribute to the School having an active research agenda. <br /> The applicant is also expected to play an active role in both, our graduate (MBA programs) and undergraduate courses (Bachelor in Business Administration).</p> <p> UDD is known not only for its academic excellence, but also for its entrepreneurial focus. This feature has earned it a place of privilege in higher education in Chile and Latin America a mere 25 years since it was founded.? Entrepreneurship is a characteristic that distinguishes its students and professors. It creates an interactive and dynamic environment on campus where innovation and new ideas are constant. <br /> <br /> UDD&rsquo;s School of Business and Economics (http:// is making a strong commitment to intensifying its research and teaching activity around entrepreneurship. This is reflected in its conviction to grow our research-oriented faculty base in the&#8230; 1,-udd,-santiago-chile?utm_source=zest&utm_medium=rss