A new index of growth-oriented business

By Bryan Watson

A short while ago, The Economist (“Schumpeter”) reported the debut of a new index of business.  Where previous indices simply tracked the creation and destruction of new enterprises, the Global Entrepreneurship and Development Index, available for purchase here, focuses on high-growth companies, and ranks 71 countries by their results in this regard.

As the article points out, this could be a very valuable tool to identify what policies work to encourage high-growth business, and where the bottlenecks are!

Reposted from National Angel Capital Organization

Throughout his career, both in Canada and the UK, Bryan J. Watson has been a champion of entrepreneurship as a vector for the commercialization of advanced technologies. Upon his return to Canada in 2004, Bryan established his venture development consulting practice to help emerging-growth companies overcome the barriers to success they face in the Canadian commercialization ecosystem.  Visit Bryan’s blog and the National Angel Capital Organization.


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