Women on topby Roberta Lunghini - 2012.03.08
In Italy, in 2011, the companies led by women were 7 thousand more than the previous year. With an increase of 0.5%. At the top of this special ranking we find Lazio (+1.3%) and Lombardy (+0.9%). In particular, in the latter, female enterprises represent about 21% of the total. Milan in the head with nearly 57,600 firms managed by women. Equal to 33.3% of all the companies in Lombardy.
Competition for the most innovative young entrepreneurs
Subscriptions are open for the GammaDonna Prize 2017. This is the only Italian competition which highlights the innovative entrepreneurial skills of women and youth within a unique event: the National Forum for Women and Youth Entrepreneurship, GammaForum. That is, the event bringing together all the leading players in the business Read More.
She’s part of the brain drain but not really
On the Internet, I got the idea that I would have met one of those women who know what they are on about. Indeed, this was confirmed, when on a rare warm day in Brussels, I found myself having a head-to-head with Valeria Ronzitti, General Secretary of CEEP. During our meeting, that Read More.
Entrepreneurship beats the bully
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Only 1 manager out of 3 in the EU is a woman
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Young people doing business in Italy
In Italy, enterprises run by people under 35 are 534,000. Of these, over 25,000 are in Milan. Where, in 5 years, their number has increased by 1% (+200 units). The number of companies run by young women has increased by 1.4% in one year and by 6% in five years. Read More.