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Amphibious Entrepreneurs and the Origins of Invention  

Kurt Sandholtz and Walter W. Powell

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Nov 2019
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Aug 2019
This chapter examines entrepreneurs who carry ideas, technologies, values, and assumptions between previously unrelated spheres of economic or cultural activity and, in the process, change ... More

Asymmetric Partnerships: Formation, Process Dynamics, and Firm Performance  

Jiang Bian and Riitta Katila

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Nov 2019
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Aug 2019
Asymmetric partnerships—partnerships between small entrepreneurial and large established firms—are categorically distinct from large–large firm partnerships but have received considerably ... More

Avoiding Collaboration Stalemates in Technology Commercialization  

Phillip H. Kim, Manuel F. Ramírez, and Reddi Kotha

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Nov 2019
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Aug 2019
This chapter provides an overview of the technology commercialization process that occurs in research universities. With the assistance of technology transfer offices, inventors and ... More

Cognitive Aspects of Entrepreneurship: Decision-Making and Attitudes to Risk  

Nigel Wadeson

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May 2008
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Sep 2009
This article reviews literature on the study of the cognition of entrepreneurs, and how this affects their attitudes to risk. The review begins with the heuristics and biases approach. ... More

Collaborating for Innovation: The Role of Organizational Complementarities  

Peter G. Klein, Mark D. Packard, and Karen Schnatterly

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Nov 2019
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Aug 2019
This chapter looks inside the firm at how organizational design affects collaboration in pursuit of corporate entrepreneurship or “intrapreneurship.” It shows how the intrafirm ... More

Collaborating With Larger Partners: Benefits and Risks for Entrepreneurial Firms  

Christian Lechner, Birthe Soppe, and Karolina Heggli

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Nov 2019
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Aug 2019
Although interfirm collaborations between entrepreneurial firms and established partners have become ubiquitous in organizational and business life, academic research on collaborations ... More

Collaboration Among Silicon Valley Venture Capitalists  

Lyda Bigelow, Jennifer Kuan, and Kyle Mayer

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Nov 2019
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Aug 2019
Regional differences among industry clusters have long been a puzzle, especially when performance differences are significant. This chapter examines the case of venture capital investing, ... More

Collaboration and Intellectual Property: Strategies for Navigating Fragmented Property Rights  

Michael B. Heeley and David R. King

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Nov 2019
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Aug 2019
The number of options owners of intellectual property confront in how best to exploit the inherent value of an innovation has expanded. New strategies for exploitation have developed in ... More

Collaboration in Business Model Innovation  

Raphael Amit, Xu Han, and Christoph Zott

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Nov 2019
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Aug 2019
This chapter addresses the role of collaboration in the design and operation of innovative business models in the digital era. It surveys and builds on a broad range of related literatures ... More

Collaboration in Entrepreneurial Finance  

Douglas Cumming, Sofia Johan, and Yelin Zhang

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Nov 2019
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Aug 2019
An important topic in some areas of finance involves syndication, which refers to more than one investor in an investee firm. Investment syndication involves collaboration, particularly ... More

Collaboration Inside the Firm: Founders and Managers of Entrepreneurial Ventures  

Elena Kulchina

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Nov 2019
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Aug 2019
Founding and operating a firm is a collaborative process, but still little is known about the nature of collaboration between entrepreneurs and other members of the new-venture team, ... More

Collaborative Market Making: The Critical Role of Dyadic and Multipartner Alliances in the Formation of New Markets  

Pinar Ozcan and Kerem Gurses

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Nov 2019
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Aug 2019
Extant work has identified many aspects of market formation including the mechanisms and processes associated with the origins of new markets and the trajectories of market emergence. ... More

The Communicative Constitution of Entrepreneurship  

Timothy Kuhn and Dana Marshall

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Nov 2019
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Aug 2019
This chapter pursues a novel conception of communication to highlight the collaborative processes associated with entrepreneurship. In contrast to a representational stance in which ... More

Community Social Capital and the Venture Gestation Process  

Siddharth Vedula and Casey J. Frid

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Nov 2019
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Aug 2019
Community social capital is increasingly recognized as an important regional resource for spurring entrepreneurial activity. A nascent but growing body of work has begun to link community ... More

The Contingent Effect of Team Composition on the Performance of Entrepreneurial Teams  

Serghei Musaji and Julio De Castro

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Nov 2019
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Aug 2019
Despite the continuous interest in studying entrepreneurial teams, the relationship between team composition and, particularly, team diversity and performance remains fertile ground for ... More

Coordination Frictions in Venture Capital Syndicates  

Ramana Nanda and Matthew Rhodes-Kropf

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Nov 2019
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Aug 2019
An extensive literature on venture capital has studied asymmetric information and agency problems between investors and entrepreneurs, examining how separating entrepreneurs from the ... More

Corporate Venture Capital: Past Evidence and Future Directions  

Gary Dushnitsky

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May 2008
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Sep 2009
This article reviews the academic literature on corporate venture capital, that is, minority equity investments by established corporations in privately-held entrepreneurial ventures. It ... More

The Crowdfunding Paradigm: An Exploration of Founder–Funder Dynamics and their Implications for Capability Development and Long-Term Success  

Sharon F. Matusik and Jessica Jones

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Nov 2019
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Aug 2019
Crowdfunding has become a major consideration for individuals looking to fund their ideas, endeavors, and businesses. This phenomenon raises interesting questions for management scholars, ... More

Definitions, Diversity and Development: Key Debates in Family Business Research  

Carole Howorth, Mary Rose, and Eleanor Hamilton

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May 2008
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Sep 2009
This article begins with an examination of definitions of family firms. The debate about what constitutes a family firm is every bit as complex as the definition of an entrepreneur. This ... More

Determinants of Small firm survival and growth  

Robert Cressy

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May 2008
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Sep 2009
Many excellent surveys of the literature on business growth and survival have appeared in the last decade. This article focuses on small firm literature on survival and growth, drawing on ... More

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