The YouWiN! business plan competition offered training and financial support to individuals wanting to start a new business or expand an existing one. This report evaluates the impact of YouWin!, finding that the competition had large positive effects on the rate of business start-up, survival of existing firms, employment, profits and sales of winning firms.
Identifying and spurring high-growth entrepreneurship: experimental evidence from a business plan competition
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