This is the generation of entrepreneurs that will achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), as such more needs to be done to boost impact investing and to accelerate entrepreneurs in emerging markets, according to Alisée De Tonnac, co-founder and chief executive officer (CEO) of Seedstars World.
Speaking at the fifth annual Seedstars Summit in Switzerland last week, De Tonnac said there is still a long way to go to reach the SDGs set out by the UN by the target date of 2030, however, it is “the right time” and the current generation of millenial-entrepreneurs is pushing forward toward the goals, particularly in emerging markets.
“We many times believe the term millenial is a developed world concept. But actually most are located in emerging markets,” De Tonnac said.
According to the Seedstars co-founder, thanks to globalisation, social media, and the prevalence of internet, millenials are connecting more and more, and have very similar attitudes around the world.
“It’s a generation of entrepreneurs. Entrepreneurs who are much more comfortable with technology, are extremely impatient […], but also quite positive about the future – making them the main drivers of change. So it’s no wonder that entrepreneurship is more and Click here to read entire article