Why do some entrepreneurial ideas take off, and others don't? Learning from the example of mobile money.
In this issue of ESSEC Knowledge Review, we shine a spotlight on the research and the expertise of our professors in the domains of entrepreneurship and innovation.
Just like kids dream of growing up someday, many start-up leaders dream of “making it big” and scaling up to become a large and sustainable enterprise. But, just like those wide-eyed kids learn along the way, growing up – that is, scaling up – is hard. What makes it harder is that many scale-up leaders overlook (at worst) or underestimate (at best) one of the key determinants of their sustained growth: how to effectively onboard new employees.
Employee entrepreneurship refers to new ventures created within their parent organization, often to benefit said organization with innovative ideas.
For entrepreneurs to flourish, they need funding: venture capital is financial capital provided to early-stage, high-potential, high-risk, growing entrepreneurial companies.
Under what circumstances do increased collaborative efforts not lead to increased innovation and entrepreneurship?
What happens when a female investor supports a female entrepreneur?
Antidiscrimination policies at work result in fewer entrepreneurial ventures- but higher quality ones.