Enrique de Hoyos, the Vice President of the association of young entrepreneurs (AJE) and Alberto de Acevedo, the Coordinator of design and strategies of the CADE, gave a talk to motivate attendees to create their own company as an alternative to the stagnant situation in which the country finds itself.
Hoyos mentioned some of the disadvantages of trying to set up a company in Spain such as the taxes and the lack of entrepreneurial culture. He pointed out that the entrepreneur is frowned upon even though he is the first to open and tha last to shut up. Large companies will not come to Spain as the labour force is often cheaper elsewhere, and if the government will not create jobs we have to help ourselves, but without a fear of failure.
‘It is important to do something that you really like because you are going to dedicate yourself to it 24 hours a day to this’
For his part De Acevedo explained that there were over 30,000 companies created in the Málaga province in 2012. He also emphasized the economic alternatives for funding.
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