International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijbss

Entrepreneurial Traits and Motivations of the Youth – an Empirical Study in Ho Chi Minh City – Vietnam
Mai Nguyen, Anh Phan

These research findings are based on results of a survey of 938 young people from 18 to 35 years old in Ho Chi Minh City, including students, employees and entrepreneurs. The results show that 70% of young people have a desire to start their own business. They have strong entrepreneurship traits of Enthusiasm, Open mindedness, Responsibility and Materialism and relatively low in Risk-taking and Trust. Needs and motives for entrepreneurship of young people include both physical and mental needs.

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