2014年8月18日月曜日

"Entrepreneurship at a Glance 2014" by OECD

Some memo from "Entrepreneurship at a Glance 2014" by OECD 

Venture capital investments (in Million US dollars)

#1 US                     29,364.96
#2 Canada(2011)      1,406.58
#3 Japan(2012)        1,284.58
#4 Germany                932.85
#5 France                    902.24
#6 Israel                      895.00


Venture capital investments as percentage of GDP

Israel at top, US following, Korea 7th, Estonia 9th, and Japan 17th, etc.


Venture capital trends

Venture capital investment in Russia, Ireland and South Africa are growing.


Government-financed R&D in the business sector by enterprise size

Japanese government R&D funding is focused on large firms (more than 90%), and whereas Estonian government is investing 90% on small and medium-sized firms (granted, Japan has lots of large firms and Estonia has lots of small/medium sized firms but still this difference is huge.)



Share of young medium-growth enterprises 

Big increase in Estonia and Israel as expected, Luxembourg- growing as well.


Administrative burdens on start-ups and opportunity entrepreneurs





Disclaimer: The opinions expressed here are my own, and do not reflect those of my employer. -Fumi Yamazaki