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UK lagging behind go-getters

June 24, 2014

INDIA is the global leader for entrepreneurism, Ireland ranks seventh, and the UK a lowly 28th out of 33 countries, according to a report by Oracle Capital.

The research attempts to measure perception of entrepreneurs, attitude to risks involved in starting a new venture, willingness to risk personal finance, and national levels of entrepren-eurial activity, among others.

The US is the only large developed economy to appear in the top ten, with its residents scoring well on experience, early-stage business activity and a lack of fear of failure.

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Source: Herald, The (Scotland)

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