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Crisis resistance in the SME sector

This research area investigates what characterizes a crisis-resistant SME sector - and how this crisis resistance can be achieved. The studies examine the role of innovation and digitalization, entrepreneurial, company-bound and regional resilience as well as aspects of the future orientation of SMEs with regard to their crisis resilience.

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Krisenfestigkeit im Mittelstand | 2024 Women as founders and entrepreneurs - Causes of their persistent underrepresentation

Undoubtedly, adequate financing is crucial at every stage of the entrepreneurial process. International literature indicates that businesses led by women receive lower funding amounts than those led by men, but this can be explained, among other factors, by differences in size and industry.