Entrepreneurship is a loan word from the French language. It first appeared in the middle of the 17th century and originally it meant adventurer. It wasn’t until the beginning of the 20th century when the meaning of the word changed to what we know today. Entrepreneurship is the step by step process to create a new business starting from something small and aiming for something bigger.
Entrepreneurship through the centuries
It is rather reasonable to assume that the concept of entrepreneurship has changed since the beginning of the 20th century of course. The description remains the same but the idea behind the businesses is completely different. That is to be expected of course. The world is changing fast. Everything is evolving and entrepreneurship ideas must evolve as well.
Nowadays the strongest entrepreneurship sectors are fewer than what they were 20 or even 30 years ago. The reason for that is the fact that when an idea gets overused it is no longer eligible to be considered an entrepreneurial idea. With some exceptions of course.
The top 3 sectors
One of the major entrepreneurial sectors nowadays is technology. Businesses that have to do with technology will always be under the spotlight and for a good reason. Technology is all around us and people will always use it. Whether we are talking for a new and innovating concept or using an old idea, businesses around technology will be in the spectrum of entrepreneurship.
Another major entrepreneurial sector is services businesses. It can be a one person job and most of the times it does not even require a starting capital. It I the kind of job that everyone can do and most people recognize that to be an amazing opportunity for a new business in the entrepreneurial world. And with a little bit of fantasy, it can be a very innovating idea.
Last but certainly not least we have online stores. Nowadays, people can do everything online and of course online shopping is one of those things. More and more online retail shops appear every single day. And as an idea it can definitely be innovating. Try to imagine not having to leave your home in order to purchase the new shirt or pair of trousers you need for work. You just have to find the design you like the most and your size and just hit the purchase button.
These three ideas for businesses will always be on the top of the entrepreneurial list. So if you are thinking of becoming an entrepreneur yourselves then you will definitely want to give these business ideas a chance. The success could surprise you.
Eva Batzogianni Public Relations Manager
Informatics and Telecommunications.
Implementation of European programs and Digital Marketing techniques.