Just over 95,000 companies were founded in 2017, according to financial information company Graydon. An absolute record! In addition, 37% of Belgians want to start their own small business. These are the figures from an Amway Global Entrepreneurship Report that was published a few weeks ago.
It must be said that the climate has changed: better economic conditions, structures and incubators to support entrepreneurship, but also the general state of mind of today’s youth.
It is more common to think about the beginning than before, perhaps because the world of work and the inherent insecurity make you want to have control over your career and career path. This does not mean that they all succeed, but the dynamics of start-up and small SMEs are very real.