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Minding the Gap: Women and Angel Investing

March 9, 2017 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, INNOVATION, Finance & Economics, EntrepreneurshipComments (0)

By Susan Coleman and Alicia Robb In spite of the impressive growth of women-owned firms in the United States in the recent years, they are still considered in the minority. In this article, the authors explore the opportunity, challenges, and a solution on closing the gender gap in angel investing.   The Opportunity Women-owned firms …

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Beyond Markets: Entrepreneurship in the Civil Society

February 7, 2017 • INNOVATION, Emerging Ideas, EntrepreneurshipComments (0)

By Pablo Munoz Entrepreneurship, as a societal phenomenon, is not embedded in those abstractions we call markets, but rather in what we do daily, oftentimes unintentionally and even accidentally, simply as a result of just doing stuff.   In recent years, we

Your Customer is Not Just King. He or She Can Be Your VC, Too!

December 1, 2016 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, Finance & Economics, EntrepreneurshipComments (0)

By John Mullins Are you looking for a venture capitalist to finance or grow your startup but you’re struggling in doing so? Surprisingly, perhaps, the vast majority of fast-growing companies get the funds they need from a much more hospitable and agreeable

A Call for Corporate Entrepreneurship

July 22, 2016 • INNOVATION, EntrepreneurshipComments (0)

By Jim Dewald Jim Dewald discusses the processes towards corporate entrepreneurship which are needed for organisations to achieve longevity and success in the evolving market.   I find it fascinating that corporations are inherently capable and

The Secret Life of Crowdfunding

May 24, 2016 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, INNOVATION, Finance & Economics, Editors' Pick, Emerging Ideas, EntrepreneurshipComments (1)

By Adam J. Bock and Denis Frydrych Crowdfunding is a much-hyped tool for entrepreneurs to access capital anywhere in the world. While media and public perception have generally been positive, the data suggests high failure rates for crowdfunding campaigns. We

The Odds of Successful Entrepreneurship: How to Overcome the Holy Grail Syndrome

May 23, 2016 • INNOVATION, Coaching, EntrepreneurshipComments (1)

By Tijs Besieux In this article, Tijs Besieux discusses the four steps to overcoming the Holy Grail Syndrome, which could hinder an entrepreneur’s road to success. Because what makes entrepreneurs successful is their ability to combine several talents and

Entrepreneurial Risks and the Joys that Come with Them

May 21, 2016 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, Women in Leadership, EntrepreneurshipComments (0)

By Myra Strober Sometimes it is only with hindsight that one understands the benefits that come from taking an entrepreneurial risk. In 1974, Myra Strober helped to establish the center for research on women at Stanford, one of the first to be established in

Collaborative Innovation as Ultimate Driver of Growth

January 20, 2016 • INNOVATION, Emerging Ideas, Entrepreneurship, Europe's recovery is possible. This is how…Comments (6)

By Mark Esposito and Terence Tse Entrepreneurship is the key to economic growth, and right now, Europe’s economy difficulties need solutions. This article discusses the challenges that businesses, particularly those in the Eurozone, face in a collaborative

Sustainability Footprints in SMEs – Strategy and Case Studies for Entrepreneurs and Small Business

November 20, 2015 • SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS, Entrepreneurship, Social ImpactComments (0)

By Lowellyne James Research indicates that sustainability footprints can transform stakeholder perceptions of waste from being a cost center to a profit center, reduce carbon emissions by diverting waste from landfills, and stimulate innovation through the

Entrepreneurial Ecosystems: Fixing the Triple Helix

November 20, 2015 • INNOVATION, Emerging Ideas, EntrepreneurshipComments (1)

By Adam J Bock and David Johnson In knowledge-intensive fields, new ventures live or die within entrepreneurial ecosystems. This article shows how policymakers can nurture entrepreneurial ecosystems to fix broken triple helixes at the university-industry