Do you live in an entrepreneurial hotspot?

Nine of the top 10 local authority areas for startup numbers in both 2013 and 2014 were in Greater London. John Mullins, associate professor of management practice in marketing and entrepreneurship at London Business School, says: “London has the critical things most startups need - such as money (access to funding) [...] as well as a huge mix of different kinds of people.”

But Mullins adds that a high number of startups isn’t necessarily positive for an area. “It should be part of public policy that councils look out for the kind of companies that have already started and have the potential for growth, and support them.”

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