International Journal of Management and Business Studies

International Journal of Management and Business Studies ISSN 2167-0439 Vol. 10 (3), pp. 001-007, March, 2020. © International Scholars Journals

Full Length Research Paper

Factors influencing intention to create new venture among young graduates

Ahmed Imran Hunjra1*, H. Mushtaq Ahmad2, Kashif-Ur-Rehman1 and Nadeem Safwan3

1Iqra University Islamabad, Pakistan.

2Bahria University Islamabad, Pakistan.

3Foundation University Rawalpindi, Pakistan.

Accepted 18 October, 2019


The purpose of this paper is to investigate the factors that are influencing the young graduates for intention to create new venture. The study further highlights how the attraction, networking support, entrepreneurial capabilities, self-independence and self-reliance influence the young students to initiate their new businesses. The sample size of this study was 255 final semester students of various disciplines in different universities from Islamabad and Rawalpindi. The survey based questionnaire was used for data collection. Based on findings this study concludes that all variables, included in the study, play a vital role in new venture creation. Therefore, on the basis of findings this study concludes that young students are more motivated towards new venture creation and start their own businesses.

Key words: Influencing factors, new venture creation, different disciplines, young graduates, motivation.