IJSRP, Volume 4, Issue 1, January 2014 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
Giovani Pangestu, Nicky, Pogen Fuston, Mr. Suresh Kumar
Entrepreneurs are important in the economy of a country. It could improve the overall economy of the country by opening more jobs opportunities which means more income to the country. That is why some scientist said that the minimum percentage of entrepreneurs in a country is 2%. In Indonesia, it still has low entrepreneur percentage which is only 1.56%. Compare to other South Asia countries like Singapore which has 5% of entrepreneurs, Indonesia is still being left behind. This paper explores the factors that affect the entrepreneur growth in Bekasi region, Indonesia. The research identified the education and motivation factors, entrepreneurial intention, readiness of potential entrepreneurs, government rules for the entrepreneurs, and hinders to capital access. The quantitative research method is used as well in this paper. The questionnaires are spread for 215 respondents. The result shows that the education and motivation factor has significant affect people to be an entrepreneur.