Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research -- 1985

Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research
1985 Edition


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    Topical Index

  • Incubators
  • Venture Capital
  • Start-Up and Post-Start-Up Years
  • Venture Financing
  • The Founders
  • Education For Start-Up Entrepreneurs
  • Women and Minority Entrepreneurs
  • International
  • Corporate Ventures and Intrapreneurs

  • FRONTIERS OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP RESEARCH 1985

    Proceedings of the Fifth Annual Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference

    Sponsored by

    Center for Entrepreneurial Studies
    Babson College
    Wellesley, Massachusetts 02157

    and

    Co-sponsored by

    The Wharton Entrepreneurial Center
    University of Pennsylvania
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104

    Edited by

    JOHN A. HORNADAY
    Babson College

    EDWARD B. SHILS
    University of Pennsylvania

    JEFFRY A. TIMMONS
    Babson College

    KARL H. VESPER
    University of Washington


    INCUBATORS

    1. Incubator Centers--Where They Are and Where They Are Going, Betsy Gatewood, Lee Ogden, and Frank Hoy.

    2. Field Study of Start-Up Ventures: Strategy, Innovation and Organization Versus Market, Robert W. and Pier A. Abetti.

    3. An Entrepreneurial Marriage: Business Incubators and Startups, David N. Allen.

    4. Incubator Organization Background and Founding Characteristics, Arnold C. Cooper, William C. Dunkelberg, and R. Stanley Furuta.


    VENTURE CAPITAL

    5. Capital Market Myopia, William A. Sahlman and Howard H. Stevenson.

    6. An Empirical Model for the Flows of Venture Capital, William D. Bygrave and Jeffry A. Timmons.

    7. Criteria Used by Venture Capitalists to Evaluate New Venture Proposals, Ian C. MacMillan, Robin Siegel, and P. N. Subba Narasimha.

    8. Informal Seed Stage Investors, D. Kirk Neiswander.

    10. A Contextual Analysis of Venture Activities: Implications For New Research Directions in Venture Capital, Daniel F. Jennings and Donald L. Sexton.

    11. The Swedish Venture Capital Market - An Early Appraisal, Christer Olofsson and Clas Wahlbin.

    12. Marketing Strategy Elements For New Venture/Early Stage Firms as Perceived by Venture Capitalists: An Exploratory Study, Gerald E. Hills and Alvin D. Star.

    13. Seed Capital Gaps: Evidence From High-Growth Ventures, William E. Wetzel, Jr. and Ian G. Wilson.


    START-UP AND POST-START-UP YEARS

    14. Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Smaller High Technology Firms in Canada, Russell M. Knight.

    15. Creating Contexts for New Ventures in Stagnating Environments, Rein Peterson.

    16. After Launch Indigestion: How Do You Spell Relief? E-N-T-R-E-P-R-E-N-E-U-R-S-H-I-P Daryl G. Mitton.

    17. Business Plans and The Start-Up of Rapid Growth Companies, Jeffrey C. Shuman, Gerald Sussman, and John J. Shaw.

    18. Venture Capital Network: The First Six Months of The Experiment, Dennis C. Foss.


    VENTURE FINANCING

    19. The Roleof Networks in The Entrepreneurial Process, Sue Birley.

    20. Bank Lending to New and Growing Enterprises, Neil C. Churchill and Virginia L. Lewis.

    21. Profile of Location Preferences for Non- Metropolitan High Tech Firms, Donald D. Myers and Daryl J. Hobbs.

    22. Estimating New Firms and New Jobs: Considerations in Using The Dun and Bradstreet Files, Paul D. Reynolds, Steven West,. and Michael D. Finch.


    THE FOUNDERS

    23. The "New Entrepreneur": An Old Answer for Today's Marketplace, Frank S. Swain.

    24. Every Entrepreneur's Nightmare: The Decision to Become An Ex-Entrepreneur and Work For Someone Else, Robert C. Ronstandt.

    25. Who Are the Microcomputer Software Entrepreneurs?, Richard D-.Teach, Fred A. Tarpley, Jr., and Robert G. Schwartz.

    26. Company and Chief Executive Officer Characteristics Related to Financial Performance in Smaller Business, Thomas M. Begley and David P. Boyd.

    27. Is There Life After Death? The Impact of Unsuccessful Entrepreneurial Endeavors on the Life of the Entrepreneurs, Robert H. Brockhaus, Sr.

    28. Motivational Considerations in the Success of Technologically Innovative Entrepreneurs: Extended Sample Findings, Norman R. Smith and John B. Miner.


    EDUCATION FOR START-UP ENTREPRENEURS

    29. New Developments in Entrepreneurship Education, Karl H. Vesper.

    30. Assessing Economic Value Added by University Based New Venture Outreach Programs, James B. Graham, Wayne A. Long, and W. Ed McMullan.

    31. Academic Entrepreneurial Firms Revisited 1980-84, Jerome Doutriaux..

    32. A Strategy for The Promotion and Identification of Potential Entrepreneurs at the Secondary School Level, Yvon Gasse.

    33. Alumni Opinions of The Value of The Curriculum in General Business and in Entrepreneurship Courses, John A. Hornaday.


    WOMEN AND MINORITY ENTREPRENEURS

    34. Women and Minority Entrepreneurs: A Comparative Analysis, Robert D. Hisrich and Candida G. Brush.


    INTERNATIONAL

    35. The Facilitation and Stimulation of Entrepreneurship of Young Persons in Ireland Through the Youth Enterprise Programme, Patrick J. Connor.

    36. Support for New Ventures at Chalmers University of Technology, Douglas H. McQueen and J. Torkel Wallmark..


    CORPORATE VENTURES AND INTRAPRENEURS

    37. La Brea Tar Pits Revisited: Corporate Entrepreneurship and the AT&T Dinosaur, Dennis J. Cohen, Robert J. Graham, and Edward B. Shils.

    38. Managing an Entrepreneurial Dilemma: Nurturing Entrepreneurship and Control in Large Corporations, Vijay Sathe.


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