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India has the lowest entrepreneurial exit rate among factor-driven and BRICS countries surveyed by the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM), a global consortium researching on entrepreneurship.

"In India, 38 per cent adults perceive good opportunities to start a business and 38 per cent adults believe they have capabilities to start a business, while 44 per cent feel that the fear of failure is preventing them from taking the plunge," the survey said

ndia has the lowest entrepreneurial exit rate among factor-driven economies and BRICS countries, a survey by Global Entrepreneurship Monitor said, adding that 47% entrepreneurs discontinued because of unprofitable ventures while only 8% made successful exits.

India has lowest entrepreneurial exit rate among factor-driven and BRICS countries surveyed by Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM), a global consortium researching on entrepreneurship. According to GEM India Report, 2.3% adults reported discontinuation of their business in 2015-16, among Factor-driven and BRICS countries surveyed by GEM consortium.

The Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDII) inaugurated its incubation centre, 'Centre for Advancing & Launching Entreprises' (CRADLE), on Friday. Kishor Kharat, president of EDII and MD & CEO, IDBI Bank, inaugurated the new incubation centre.

Director Sunil Shukla says the entrepreneurship institute is engaged in creating a database of all its alumni. Over 5,000 delegates from various countries have been trained at EDII in the past 10 years or so. We conduct various training programmes of 6-8 weeks’ duration. At any point of time, we have nearly 100 foreign students. At present, they include nearly 30 from China as well.

Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDII), plans to nurture 10 start-ups a year at its new technology business incubator - Centre for Advancing and Launching Enterprises (CrAdLE). The centre will nurture start-ups in manufacturing, food or agriculture business, renewable energy and health care. S Gopalakrishnan, co-founder of Infosys, is the chairman of CrAdLE's advisory board and the incubator will be open to selecting start-ups from its students, alumni and other would-be-entrepreneurs.

Chief Minister, Hon’ble Smt. Anandiben Patel, launched the website of Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) –India on September 7th 2015. On this occasion, Smt. Anandiben cited ‘Entrepreneurship’ as an indispensable tool for growth and prosperity of the economy, and considered it important to spur the momentum of this discipline, especially among youth.

When it comes to entrepreneurship, Indian women are fast catching up with men as entrepreneurs, as a recent global survey pointed out that among all early-stage entrepreneurs, around one-third or 32% are women.

Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) report finds entrepreneurship a satisfying career choice worldwide — especially for women within innovation-driven economies.

India was second among all nations in Total Entrepreneurship Activity as per the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor Report of 2002. But after several years of data, India appears to have a TEA level rather close to the world average.

For the first time in 13 years, the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) study of 59 economies shows that women are creating businesses at a greater rate than men in three economies and in four others, the rates are nearly equal.