71% of young people think they need financial support
Survey and interview with Bénédicte Samson, CEO of Moovjee, an association that rewards each year ( since 2009) entrepreneurs’ projects
( 1) aged between 18 and 30 in 5 categories( through a jury of
Thus, the laureates benefit from financial aid but also from support through training workshops, mentoring and the support of a network.
What is the key to the success of entrepreneurial projects?
« The personality, capacity and will of young entrepreneurs » according to Bénédicte Samson. Through her 9 years of experience hor first lesson is to « trust young people, man is the most important » . According to her, a project can improve to be realistic and achievable if it is carried by someone persevering and motivated.
According to the young people, financial means are necessary ( 71% of the answers in a sample of 1000 young people) ( 3), experience ( 50%), market confidence ( 40%) and an innovative idea ( 29%). As for the personality of the entrepreneur, he must be passionate, manager, leader and risk taker ( 44% to 42% for each of these responses). ( 1) http:// www. moovjee. fr/ prix- moovjee/
( 2) Mentions spéciales Community Entrepreneur ; Etudiant Entrepreneur ; Innovation Technologique ; Engagement Citoyen ; Premiers Pas vers l’export.
( 3) Sondage Opinion way pour Moovjee réalisé auprès de 1001 étudiants et lycéens du 25/ 09 au 02/ 10/ 2017.