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Entrepreneurship might feel riskier to students because they think they can’t find the funding. Second, students see their friends taking a job at a large corporation or going into a law firm and therefore by comparison it feels risky to break out and start their own thing. I think Creator Fund is changing that by building a community where potential founders or people interested in starting a business meet other people like them. They realise that entrepreneurship is viable, and that there will be people to support them.
It's never been easier for students to start companies both while at university and upon graduating. That said, we still see students focus on small markets and small problems when this needn't be the case. Each student should think about and use their Edge, what is their competitive advantage against other founders? Particularly if you're technical, this is a must.