internet entrepreneurs

Recession Fuels Surge in Internet Entrepreneurs

The recession has led to a boom in the numbers of first time entrepreneurs setting up small internet based businesses, according to figures released today. PIXmania-PRO, part of the DSGi group, questioned over 2,000 customers following a surge in demand of 30% for its online reselling services. Feedback from respondents revealed that over half (57%) have been set up by first time entrepreneurs who are turning to the internet to make a living amid concerns over job stability and financial security. The research estimates that over 170,000 Brits have set up online reselling businesses in 2009. Popular with so called "e-Bay entrepreneurs", reselling allows entrepreneurs to sell on products direct from a large retailer without needing to purchase or hold any stock first. The ability ... »