ZEW and Creditreform regularly report on foundation dynamics in Germany in their joint German publication JUNGE UNTERNEHMEN (Young Firms). This publication features recent studies and research results on firm foundations as well as reports on the development of young firms. Starting from spring 2014, the report is published twice a year as PDF file and replaces the ZEW Gründungsreport (ZEW Start-up Report). You can conveniently receive the JUNGE UNTERNEHMEN report by e-mail.

You can order the publication by filling in the order form order form (in German only).

Overview of the ZEW Gründungsreport (in German language only).


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