City authorities across Europe are helping entrepreneurs get established and decipher the administrative jungle they encounter. Our new collection of good practices highlights some examples from across Europe.
Cities can provide ideal start-up community environments where inclusive entrepreneurship thrives and where innovators want to live. Much research points to city-level interventions as the most significant element in building and fostering entrepreneurial ecosystems. City authorities across Europe are doing this. They support start-ups and early-growth businesses in the form of incubators and accelerators. They facilitate the formation of networks and access to these. They raise entrepreneurial awareness and promote links between the public, private and knowledge sectors. These open and inclusive approaches to entrepreneurship have already had encouraging results.
You can read more about the work of city authorities in this publication.