While the support is already in place for those small companies, how does a young, self-starting grad get started on their own venture? The best advice I can give is start small, focus on a target and work towards your goals with passion. Take the first step and read up about how to get started.
My plan is to continue gaining PR experience in a variety of fields over the next five years and all the while I will be working hard to build my network of contacts, setting myself up for future business. When I do take the plunge and go fully self-employed I will already have all kinds of work lined up.