EBN Impact Report Press Conference Highlights
On Tuesday, 26th of September at the press conference held in Brussels, EBN publicly launched the ‘EU|BIC Impact Report 2017’ highlighting the trends of the last three years (2014-2016).
In a panel discussion with EBN President Patrick Valverde, EBN Vice President Michael Maddock, and Nicola-Elizabeth Morris, a Policy Officer at DG Grow, EBN CEO Javier Echarri introduced some of the main highlights of the report, drawing on the successes of EU|BICs in supporting entrepreneurship and regional economy in the past three years:
- Over 82,000 clients supported;
- More than 12, 400 startups created;
- Startups’ survival rate: 87%
- Over 75,000 jobs created;
- Leveraged more than 1.96 billion euros in funding for innovative small businesses.
From left to right: Javier Echarri, Nicola-Elizabeth Morris, Patrick Valverde, and Michael Maddock.
Read the full Media Release here, with additional highlights.
Further detailed information about the Impact Report three years trend can be found here.
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