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Survey: Millennials are not terribly entrepreneurial

Millennials: En ny generation af forbrugere
De to entreprenører Henrik Zillmer og Nicolas Michaelsen, Der står bag virksomheden airhelp er et typisk eksempel på iværksætteri anno 2010´erne. Men det er langt fra så typisk blandt de såkaldte millenials. Foto: Arkiv Foto: Asher Kelly-Nacht

We often think of millennials as the "start-up generation" - apt to jump from job to job in pursuit of the next cool technology or popular idea. In an article published on Mic.com on Monday, Hillary Clinton called millennials "the most open, diverse and entrepreneurial generation in our country's history."

Millennials are certainly diverse, and they tend to be socially liberal. But a new nationwide poll carried out by EY, a professional services company, and the Economic Innovation Group, a policy and advocacy group, suggests that the generation of Americans who are now between the age of 18 and 34 really are not that entrepreneurial - a finding that is troubling for the future of the U.S. economy...

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