Few Want to Become Entrepreneurs in Costa Rica

Most Costa Ricans think it is better to make a living as a freelancer or as a government official.

Monday, August 19, 2013

In Costa Rica only two out of ten people plan to be entrepreneurs in the next two years.

This was revealed by a survey on entrepreneurship by Unimer, in which 1,200 adults were consulted. The main motivation given by the respondents was the increase in revenue and personal improvement.

Nacion.com reports: "Six out of 10 respondents believed that in order to make a living the best thing is be a freelancer or work for the government. Only one believes that the way to develop professionally is in a national or multinational company. "

"The educational system prepares Costa Ricans to be employed and not to be owners, '" says Marco Garro, president of the company Finance Structures.

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