Turns out, Europe’s failure to encourage ambitious entrepreneurs is growing ever more as an additional growth crisis to the already pressing general economic euro crisis. The Economist means that in a country with a culture that’s deeply inhospitable to entrepreneurs, wanting to grow a start-up into a behemoth is quite as counter-cultural as piercings and performance art. As for the St Oberholz café in eastern Berlin, it has become a centre for the city’s young start-up scene, which has enterprising types flocking to the city from all over the world. An enticing place indeed for miserable European Entrepreneurs – as they will get little to no encouragement elsewhere.
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