“Logically, we might be surprised if going from mostly unemployed with a nice salary to fully unemployed with only survival money sparks some entrepreneurial jump.” There is an in between; having UBI as a basic, thenworking part time to provide extra money and still have time to develop ideas. Also, financing of new ideas is not only done from your own income. Finally, it has been shown to work. In the 1960s your could get a grant for tertiary education. Some people went to art college on the grant, didn’t attend lectures but formed groups like the Beatles. You’ll notice now that this isn’t available that nearly all British pop stars are from privileged backgrounds.