Using the Forbes 30 Under 30 lists from Europe, North America, Russia, Asia and Africa, London was named the best city in the world for a young entrepreneur.
Although North America is by far the most popular for providing Forbes candidates under 30, London is the most popular city for young entrepreneurs, business comparison platform Bionic has found, analyzing the rankings. .
In fact, many candidates on the lists from North America, Asia and Russia actually live in London, according to the study.
By examining various industries, cities, countries, academic studies, and each young entrepreneur’s gender, researchers have identified the best places to be when you have a young and hungry entrepreneurial spirit.
London has beaten New York as the most popular city for successful young entrepreneurs in the world.
|Rank||Most popular cities||Number of Forbes under 30|
Meanwhile, the best countries in the world where young entrepreneurs can work were North America (41%), UK (14%), Russia (10%), India (7%) and China (2%). , according to data from Forbes.
|Rank||Most popular countries||Number of Forbes under 30|
Education is always the key
The best universities in the world for potential entrepreneurs were Stanford University (United States), Indian Institute of Technology (India), Harvard University (United States), University of California (United States) and Imperial College London (United Kingdom ).
Over 86 percent of applicants had a college education, proving that higher education is still important to becoming a top entrepreneur.
|Rank||Most popular universities||Number of Forbes under 30||Country|
|1||Stanford University||47||United States|
|2||Indian Institute of Technology||23||India|
|3||Harvard University||22||United States|
|4||University of california||22||United States|
|5||Imperial College London||17||UK|
|6||Yale University||13||United States|
|seven||Moscow State University||13||Russia|
|9||University of Colombia||12||United States|
|ten||University of Pennsylvania||11||United States|
Computer and tech was the most popular industry overall, with 20 percent of Forbes 30 Under 30s working in this field.
|Rank||Most popular industries overall||Number of Forbes under 30|
|3||Marketing and media||115|
|4||Retail and e-commerce||100|
|6||Health and science||90|
|seven||Arts and culture||74|
|9||Financing and venture capital||65|
Europe was the continent most open to women, with 37 percent of entrepreneurs surveyed in Europe being women. Africa and Asia are equally the least inclusive, with only 27% women
Arts and culture was the most inclusive industry for women with 57 percent of entrepreneurs being women.
Despite being the most populous industries, manufacturing and technology were the least inclusive with just 20 percent of entrepreneurs being women, respectively.
Overall, only 30% of Forbes under 30 were female. The average age of young entrepreneurs is 28 – there is no difference between men and women.
|Rank||Industries with most women||Percentage of Forbes under 30|
|1||Arts & Culture||57%|
|2||Hospitality / Food and drinks||41%|
|4||Retail and e-commerce||34%|
|5||Media and Marketing||31%|
|seven||Financing and venture capital||31%|
Some other fun facts to research, in Europe;
- 37% of young entrepreneurs were women
- About 62% of young entrepreneurs are men
- 50% of all young European entrepreneurs came from the UK
- 39% were from London
- 85>% had a university education
- UK and London were the most popular locations for every European industry
- Germany was the second most popular country for young entrepreneurs (7%), followed by the Netherlands and Sweden (4%)
- The average age for success in Europe is 27
The most popular universities in Europe were all UK universities
|Rank||University||Number of Forbes under 30|
|1||Imperial College London||12|
|4||University College London||9|
|5||University of Warwick||seven|
- The most popular cities were New York (92), San Francisco (88), Los Angeles (39) Brooklyn (14) and Boston (10), Berlin (10) and Chicago (10)
- 30% of young entrepreneurs were women
- About 96>% had a university education
- Technology was by far the most popular industry, followed by social impact
- The average age for success was only 22
|Rank||Most popular universities||Number of Forbes under 30|
|3||University of california||22|
|5||University of Colombia||12|
- 17% were female
- 41% were from India, 11% from China and 8% from Singapore and South Korea
- The average age for success is 26
- 23 (11%) went to the Indian Institute of Technology, making it by far the most popular Asian university. The National University of Singapore (3%) was the second most popular, but the remaining entrepreneurs came from a more mixed range
- Technology was the most popular industry (45%), followed by science and health (14%)
- 40% were from South Africa and 20% from Nigeria
- 20% worked in Johannesburg
- Arts and culture was the most popular industry here for young entrepreneurs
- 73% were men, 27% were women
- The average age for passing was 27
- There were twice as many entrepreneurs in the arts and culture in Russia as in any other category. This includes young entrepreneurs working in industries such as fashion and design, art and theater.
- The average age was 25
- 33% of entrepreneurs were women
- Moscow is the best city for success for young entrepreneurs in Russia
- 12% of applicants went to Moscow State University, while 10% went to Moscow Higher School of Economics.