West Science Journal Economic and Entrepreneurship
Vol. 1 No. 09 (2023): West Science Journal Economic and Entrepreneurship

The Influence of Startups in Increasing Entrepreneurship Awareness and Digital Literacy

Sabil Sabil (Universitas Bina Sarana Informatika)
Silvester Adi Surya Herjuna (PT PLN (Persero) UP3 Tobelo)
Lukman Hakim (Universitas Bina Sarana Informatika)
Soni Suharmono (Universitas YPIB Majalengka)
Eva Yuniarti Utami (Universitas Sebelas Maret)



Article Info

Publish Date
28 Sep 2023

Abstract

This research explores the influence of startups on raising entrepreneurship awareness and enhancing digital literacy in West Java. A mixed-methods approach was employed, combining quantitative surveys with qualitative in-depth interviews and focus group discussions. The study involved 300 respondents with diverse demographic characteristics, allowing for a comprehensive analysis of the startup ecosystem's impact. Quantitative findings revealed that a significant portion of the population in West Java has high levels of entrepreneurship awareness (40%) and digital literacy (35%). Moreover, 60% of respondents reported engagement with startups. Qualitative insights from interviews and focus group discussions emphasized the inspirational role of startups, their contribution to skill development, and the potential for collaboration between startups and educational institutions. The study also found that 75% of respondents perceived a positive influence of startups on entrepreneurship awareness and 70% on digital literacy. These findings underscore the critical role of startups in fostering entrepreneurship awareness and digital literacy in West Java. However, challenges such as resource limitations and the digital divide must be addressed to fully harness the benefits of startups.

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Journal Info

Abbrev

wsee

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Subject

Economics, Econometrics & Finance

Description

Journal of Economics and Entrepreneurship published since 2023 by Westscience Press. Editors receive scientific articles from research results, surveys, and literature reviews closely related to the Economics and Entrepreneurship sectors. WSJEE is a peer-reviewed and open-access scientific magazine. ...