Understanding Entrepreneurs

We examine the business climate for entrepreneurs, present in-depth profiles and collect advice in a series of reports and videos.

Read the FT’s daily updates, features and interviews from EY’s World Entrepreneur of the Year forum in Monaco, as well as the announcement of the winner.

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Brazil’s leading low-income housing builder is the event’s first winner from South America

Harriet Agnew asks if 2018 will be the beginning of the end of all-male executive boards

Harriet Agnew gets behind the scenes at the EY World Entrepreneur of the Year event

But social entrepreneurs struggle to attract sufficient funding

Entrepreneurs’ minds turn to the importance of security in cities of the future

Harriet Agnew talks to female business leaders as the EY World Entrepreneur of the Year event kicks off

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