28 Jun '12, 5am

Infographic says Indonesia is more entrepreneurial than US or Germany. Wait, what?

Infographic says Indonesia is more entrepreneurial than US or Germany. Wait, what?

Beware of infographics, especially if the findings are too good to be true June 28, 2012 by Terence LEE Click for full infographic. So Indonesia is now officially more entrepreneurial than United States or Germany. That’s according to an infographic by Gist , which describes the Silicon Valleys of the world. While I’m not trying to diss Indonesians, I find the results somewhat suspicious. So I went snooping around. It turns out that the conclusion is derived from an “Entrepreneurship Index”, which gave Indonesia a score of 2.81 and the US a score of 2.8. The scores come from a survey in which people were asked to gauge the following about their country: Whether innovation and creativity are highly valued, how easy it is for people to start a business, whether people who start their own businesses are highly valued, and whether people with good ideas can usually put them in...

Full article: http://sgentrepreneurs.com/commentary/2012/06/28/beware-o...

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