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An effective way to address problems of immigrant entrepreneurs by The Swedish support system
Linnaeus University, School of Business and Economics, Department of Organisation and Entrepreneurship.
2015 (English)Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (One Year)), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]


The purpose of this research is to understand problems faced by immigrant entrepreneurs while establishing their business in Sweden and their interactions with the Swedish support system and how that support system engages with and support immigrant entrepreneurs. It is important for the state and society that immigrant entrepreneurs could integrate into the society and add their positive input for themselves and for society. This is a qualitative research study that entails an engaged scholarship method and data will be collected through semi structured interviews from immigrant entrepreneurs and representatives from organizations that support entrepreneurs on a local level in the town of Växjö, in the south of Sweden. The framework developed in the article include problems of immigrant entrepreneurs  and developing suggestions to figure out these problems by improving support with effective practices of government actions, incubation, mentoring, coaching, collaborations and networking.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2015. , 30 p.
Keyword [en]
Immigrant entrepreneurs, Swedish Support system, entrepreneurship, social and economical benefits.
National Category
Business Administration
URN: urn:nbn:se:lnu:diva-44532OAI: diva2:821911
Subject / course
Business Administration - Other
Educational program
Enterprising & Business Development, 180 credits
2015-06-02, K2048, Linnaeus University, K Hus, Vaxjo, 09:00 (English)
Available from: 2015-06-17 Created: 2015-06-15 Last updated: 2015-06-17Bibliographically approved

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