The Entrepreneurship subranking is based on an equally weighted average of scores from 10 country attributes that related to how entrepreneurial a country is: connected to the rest of the world, educated population, entrepreneurial, innovative, provides easy access to capital, skilled labor force, technological expertise, transparent business practices, well-developed infrastructure and well-developed legal framework. The Entrepreneurship subranking score had a 18% weight in the overall Best Countries ranking, the most of all nine categories.
Germany once again claims the No. 1 position, after a brief fall to the No. 2 spot in last year’s rankings. Berlin, the face of Germany’s start-up scene, is home to numerous entrepreneurial hubs that attract entrepreneurs from around the world and offer coworking spaces and community networking events. at the top of the list. The East Asian country has slowly recovered from a 2008 financial crisis, but a cultural aversion to risk and lack of