"For many in the eurozone, where government budget cuts and corporate layoffs have left more than 18 million people out of work, the only way to find work is to create their own jobs. But these inexperienced entrepreneurs are flying into harsh headwinds.
Scarce capital, dense bureaucracy, a culture deeply averse to risk and a cratered consumer market all suppress startups in Europe.
The problems of entrepreneurs are one reason Europe’s economy continues to struggle after six years of crisis.
A 2012 study conducted across the EU found that businesses started by people who had lost jobs had a 42% higher probability of failure than those started by people who were voluntarily leaving them.
it still takes an average of 13 days to start a business in Spain, according to the World Bank. The average for OECD countries is 9.2 days, and in an efficient country like the Netherlands, the average is four days, the World Bank said.
In 2015 World Bank rankings on the ease of starting a business, Spain placed 74th out of 189 countries, right behind Egypt, Saint Lucia, and Trinidad and Tobago."
Trechos retirados de "New Entrepreneurs Find Pain in Spain"