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Boards for a New Venture: Putting Together Boards and Working with Them

This note teaches students at all levels how to establish a board for a new venture, explaining why it is necessary, how to attract the right members, how to compensate them, how to distinguish adviso ...

Cold Opportunity (A): The Nils Bergqvist Story

Suitable for MBA and executive learners, this case series presents an engaging narrative that prompts students to discuss entrepreneurial thinking. An entrepreneur who loves his native Swedish Lapland ...

Cold Opportunity (B): The ICEHOTEL Story

Suitable for MBA and executive learners, this case series presents an engaging narrative that prompts students to discuss entrepreneurial thinking. An entrepreneur who loves his native Swedish Lapland ...

Cold Opportunity (C): The Absolut ICEBARS Story

Suitable for MBA and executive learners, this case series presents an engaging narrative that prompts students to discuss entrepreneurial thinking. An entrepreneur who loves his native Swedish Lapland ...

Legal Issues for New Ventures: Choice of Lawyer and Choice of Entity

This note discusses the legal issues entrepreneurs must consider as they form their company as a legal entity. In Q&A format, the note concisely defines the types of entity available and discusses whe ...

New Venture Performance

This note examines the pros and cons of two ways to build new ventures. The former is called causal or predictive, because it depends on accurate predictions and clear goals. The latter is effectual o ...

Ought to "Can": Questions for an Entrepreneurial Future

This technical note explores the broadening role of entrepreneurship as both an economic and societal force. Students learn that as a distinct problem-solving method, entrepreneurship is teachable and ...

Taking the Plunge: New Luxury Ventures

Students at all levels explore the psychology of entrepreneurship and new product branding and marketing as a young IBM executive decides whether to become an entrepreneur. He must evaluate his busine ...

The Affordable Loss Principle

Ideal for a study of entrepreneurship as a phenomenon, this note explores the difference between causal models and effectuation. Whereas causal models focus on maximizing returns by selecting optimal ...

The Bird-in-Hand Principle: Who I Am, What I Know, and Whom I Know

This technical note explores a framework by which entrepreneurs can evaluate their ideas before going forward based on who they are, what they know, and whom they know. Drawing on frameworks presented ...

The Entrepreneurial Method: How Expert Entrepreneurs Create New Markets

This note reflects a new focus on "effectuation," the logic behind entrepreneurial expertise, which consists of tacit as well as learnable and teachable aspects of experience that are related to high ...

What Makes Entrepreneurs Entrepreneurial?

What are the characteristics, habits, and behaviors of the species entrepreneur? Is there such a thing as "entrepreneurial thinking"? Is there a learnable and teachable "core" to entrepreneurship? The ...
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