Resources

Resources

Here you can find policy guidance notes and case studies about key policy issues related to inclusive and social entrepreneurship. You can use the filters and/or a keyword search to narrow down your results.

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What? Adie Microfranchising aims to finance and support unemployed people who wish to create a business but find it hard to secure a standard bank loan. It is an innovative model of supporting unemployed people in creating their own...
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What? The objective of the Business Start-up Programme (Unternehmensgründungsprogramm – UGP) is to support unemployed people in starting their own business. The programme is operated by the Austrian Public Employment Service (AMS) and...
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What? The objective of the initiative is to help new entrepreneurs with a migrant background better understand the business support system in Denmark. It attempts to shift the business advisory role from family and friends to a...
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What? The integrated scheme provides microcredit and business counselling to unemployed people interested in returning to work through self-employment. Those at risk of losing their job are also eligible.
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What? DreamStart is an integrated business start-up scheme that aims to support unemployed youth (under 30 years old) in the Brussels region. Launched in 2013, the scheme provides pre start-up entrepreneurship training, coaching and...
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What? ‘Entrepreneurially Into the World of Business’ operated between 2009 and 2014. It aimed to address high unemployment rates among young people (under 35 years old) with an undergraduate or postgraduate degree. The scheme was...
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What? The Entrepreneurship Promotion Fund was established in 2009 by the Ministry of Social Security and Labour, the Ministry of Finance and INVEGA, the agency responsible for the development of small and medium-sized enterprises in...
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What? Entrepreneurship Works (Ondernemen Werkt) was a one-year coaching scheme that ran from 2008 until 2013 in Flanders, a Dutch-speaking region of Belgium. The objective was to help unemployed job-seekers start their own business....