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These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel With youth unemployment at record highs, one way for young people to get a job is to start their own business.
Instead of waiting for someone else to hire you, why not set up a company and employ yourself? But how do you launch a business during an economic downturn? Image caption Steve Barnes co-founded Appetise after he and his friends identified a consumer need - their own The upside of starting a business during a downturn is that things can only get better as the economic climate improves, and you will have learnt an awful lot in the difficult times that you can use in the easier ones.
Steve Barnes of the start-up internet fast food delivery service Appetise.
Why not start a business based on a need you yourself have, that is not properly addressed by existing suppliers? University campuses are full of ideas for businesses.
It started as a service for Oxford University clubs, and is designed to make life easy for secretaries and treasurers trying to do admin for clubs, societies, and hobby groups.
Group Spaces now has two million users worldwide, helping club administrators in more than countries. It was purely to solve a problem that we had as students Steve Barnes, Co-founder, Appetise. The fast-food delivery service Appetise. If you have got the need, and the idea, then come the operational problems - but even they are less daunting than they used to be.
Image caption A laptop and a mobile phone is all the infrastructure a new business needs to get up and running Computer power is so cheap that many school or university leavers have their own machines, with processing power unimaginable a few years ago. Laptops can edit sound or movies, design software, and keep track of all the details of a start-up business at minimal cost.
Internet connectivity allows a start-up entrepreneur to collaborate with video conferencing at almost no cost, an extraordinary breakthrough.
The internet also enables a new business to reach a specific, even worldwide marketplace with a minimal outlay. And very young people are often instinctively able to use the new technology that makes all this happen.
They already know things that great big companies have to pay specialists huge sums to get done. Starting any kind of business always used to need money: The latter is reputedly horribly difficult at the moment. Image caption Warren Bennett of A Suit That Fits funded it through credit-card loans and cash from up-front orders For several reasons, including the technology mentioned above, not having pots of cash is now much less of a problem than it used to be.
Several of the start-up entrepreneurs I have met needed only credit-card loans to get their businesses up and running - a potentially costly route, mind. Warren Bennett, 30, is co-founder of the bespoke tailoring service A Suit That Fits - now 6 years old, the company sells around 15, suits a year.9 December Santa Juliano Forest fires, snow storms, and an earthquake.
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