Entrepreneurship & Growth
One of the key challenges for start-ups and entrepreneurs who are not privileged enough to already have large sums of money at their disposal, is acquiring the vital funds needed to transform their ideas into reality. There are many ways to attempt to obtain this funding such as personal connections, crowdfunding or government start-up schemes, what these methods have in common is they all involve trying to persuade others that your product or service is worth investing in.
Over the past few decades it seems that governments around the world have fallen in love with the idea of entrepreneurship. And why not?
And How to Make Sure Your Company Doesn't Today, no company can consider itself sheltered from disruption. If taxi drivers, who operate under a state-regulated monopoly, can feel threatened by a little application downloaded on a mobile telephone, then...
In research into entrepreneurship, the notions of self-efficacy, desirability and feasibility and the propensity to act are key elements and useful markers that help us to understand and decipher intention. They provide a framework for this fundamental drive to mobilise each individual’s talent in a different way.
So – you’re a long-established family business. Your company has been passed through family hands for generations and has been situated on the same site since the beginning. Your customers are loyal, and many of them are local. Business is fine. Life is good…
While his latest book – A Manager’s Guide to Disruptive Innovation – has just been published, Philippe Silberzahn agreed to answer a few questions for Knowledge@emlyon.
While the 2016 Venture Capital and Private Equity Country Attractiveness Index has just been released, Alexander Groh agreed to comment for knowledge@emlyon the major changes taking place in the ranking.
“How do you get somebody that you’ve never met before to entrust you with more than half a million pounds when they haven’t even seen you produce anything?”