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10 Countries With The Best Business Schools For Entrepreneurs: Spain Tops

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Spain has the best business schools for entrepreneurs, according to new research produced by the Financial Times suggests. American business schools came in 3rd place behind Swiss business schools.

By comparison, 19% of full-time and executive MBA alumni who studied in American business schools started a company, compared with 26%, 23%, and 24% of those who studied in Spain, France, and the United Kingdom, respectively.

An analysis of MBA and EMBA alumni who graduated in 2013 from ranked schools indicates business school in Spain are some of the best for entrepreneurship. Overall, 21% of MBA and EMBA alumni started a company. IMD Professor Stefan Michel believes that skill-based programs at high cost will not be competitive in the future.

Here are the 10 countries with the best business schools for entrepreneurs

1. Spain
Started a company: 26%
Female entrepreneurs: 18%

2. Switzerland
Started a company: 19%
Female entrepreneurs: 25%

3. United States
Started a company: 19%
Female entrepreneurs: 12%

4. France
Started a company: 23%
Female entrepreneurs: 15%

5. United Kingdom
Started a company: 24%
Female entrepreneurs: 17%

6. Hong Kong
Started a company: 22%
Female entrepreneurs: 18%

7. Singapore
Started a company: 23%
Female entrepreneurs: 15%

8. China
Started a company: 16%
Female entrepreneurs: 10%

9. Australia
Started a company: 23%
Female entrepreneurs: 7%

10. Germany
Started a company: 18%
Female entrepreneurs: 14%

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