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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 the US. These excerpts from Myra Strober’s new memoir, published last …

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Collaborative Innovation as Ultimate Driver of Growth

January 20, 2016 • INNOVATION, Emerging Ideas, Entrepreneurship, Europe's recovery is possible. This is how…Comments (10)

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

Start-up city: why Lisbon’s is luring entrepreneurs

November 19, 2015 • INNOVATION, Videos, EntrepreneurshipComments (0)

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Careering Off Track: The New World of Work

September 17, 2015 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, Global Business, People Management, Editors' Pick, Emerging Ideas, EntrepreneurshipComments (0)

By Adrian Furnham Today, the idea of a ‘job for life’ is, for many people, neither possible nor desirable.  The concept of the career has, and will continue to change. The old career contract with the organisation is less relevant, the new contract is

Mobile Technology Meets Social Innovation: Reflections on progress and challenges

September 17, 2015 • INNOVATION, TECHNOLOGY, SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS, Business Mobility & E-Commerce, Emerging Ideas, Entrepreneurship, Social ImpactComments (1)

By Ken Banks Talk is good, or so they say. But too much talk and not enough action isn’t. After working for the past twelve years in the technology-for-development (ICT4D) field, I’m beginning to feel that talking is pretty much all it does, and that

How an Accelerator can Catalyse your Ecosystem

September 17, 2015 • INNOVATION, Emerging Ideas, EntrepreneurshipComments (0)

By Pekka Sivonen, Paolo Borella, Llewellyn D W Thomas and Dmitry Sharapov Many industries from IT to car manufacturing, robotic and biotechnology, competition is moving from the product level to the ecosystem level. The creation of an ecosystem by a rival and

Aargau – The Swiss High-Tech Canton in Hot Pursuit of Silicon Valley

May 22, 2015 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, INNOVATION, SPECIAL FEATURES, Global Business, Entrepreneurship, Strategic SpotlightComments (0)

“Hightech Aargau” is a program of the Aargau government to encourage innovation and growth. With that, the canton of Aargau aims to become the leading hub and role model for high-tech innovation and development in Switzerland. In short: the canton

How to fix the broken European system? All we need is EDIE!

March 4, 2015 • BLOGS, Entrepreneurship, Europe's recovery is possible. This is how…Comments (0)

By Olaf Groth, Mark Esposito and Terence Tse                                  An “Entrepreneur-Driven Innovation Ecosystem (EDIE)” can help shift Europe’s early stage entrepreneurial activities toward a model of dynamic