Italy: main reasons to found a startup 2015, by percentage

This statistic displays the results of a survey conducted to investigate the main reasons to found a startup in Italy in 2015. According to data, 62.9 percent of the respondents reported that founded a startup to create successful and highly profitable businesses while only 9.1 stated that founded a startup to find employment.

Main reasons to found a startup in Italy in 2015, by percentage

Share of respondents
Creating successful and highly profitable businesses62.9%
Desire to work as a self-employed person28.8%
Create innovative products/services77.6%
Putting university research into practice24.7%
Use of tax and monetary facilitations7.7%
Find employment9.1%
Other reason4.8%
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Source

Release date

February 2018

Region

Italy

Survey time period

March 31 to May 27, 2016

Number of respondents

9,356 respondents

Special properties

start-ups founders were interwied.

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