Handbook of Research on Techno-Entrepreneurship, Second Edition: How Technology and Entrepreneurship are Shaping the Development of Industries and Companies

Handbook of Research on Techno-Entrepreneurship, Second Edition: How Technology and Entrepreneurship are Shaping the Development of Industries and Companies

by Francois Therin (Editor)




Techno-entrepreneurship is broadly defined as the entrepreneurial and intrapreneurial activities of both existing and nascent companies operating in technology-intensive environments. This second edition examines the latest trends in techno-entrepreneurship. Comprising entirely new contributions by international experts, this edition covers among others:

• Family business

• Green and sustainable techno-entrepreneurship

• Effectuation

• Techno-intrapreneurship

• Academic entrepreneurship

• Frugal innovation

With chapters focusing on China, India, Southeast Asia and South America, the Handbook explores views on the new hot spots in techno-entrepreneurship development.

Providing a comprehensive, highly accessible and innovative first insight into the developing sphere of techno-entrepreneurship, this international study will be essential reading for postgraduate students, academics and researchers with an interest in management and entrepreneurship. Managerial and entrepreneurial professionals in high-tech industries will also find much to interest them within this Handbook.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781783472802
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing
Publication date: 07/30/2015
Series: Research Handbooks in Business and Management Series
Pages: 400
Product dimensions: 6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Edited by François Thérin, Africa Business School, Morocco

Table of Contents



1. The Knowledge Base of Technology Entrepreneurship

Ivan Zupic

2. Technology Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Intrapreneurship – Managing Entrepreneurial Activities in Technology-Intensive Environments

Alexander Brem and Jens Borchardt

3. Technology in Family Businesses Studies. A Bibliometric Analysis (1991–2012)

C. Dessì, M. Floris and A. Sanna

4. Capitalization of Science and Technology Knowledge: Practices, Trends and Impacts on Techno-Entrepreneurship

Diane A. Isabelle

5. Commercialization Process of Innovation in Small High-Technology Firms – Theoretical Review

Jarkko Pellikka

6. Technology Entrepreneurship in China: What Chinese Science and Technology Parks do for Entrepreneurs? The Exemplary Case of Jiangsu

Dominique Jolly and Fuquan Zhu

7. What is E-Entrepreneurship? Fundamentals of Company Founding in the Net Economy

Tobias Kollmann

8. Venture Capital Financing of Techno-Entrepreneurial Start-Ups: Drivers and Barriers for Investments in Research-based Spin-offs in the Dutch Medical Life Sciences Industry

Joyce Houterman, Vincent Blok and Onno Omt

9. Working as a Technology Scout and Techno-Intrapreneur

Magnus Hoppe

10. The Role of Academicians in Technology Entrepreneurship

Mohar Yusof, Mohammad Saeed Siddiq and Leilanie Mohd Nor

11. Personal Attributes of Academic Entrepreneurs

Hafizul Othman, Rosni Abdullah and Nasriah Zakaria

12. Companies Spun Out of Universities: Different Typologies for Different Performance Patterns

Giuseppe Criaco, Tommaso Minola, Christian Serarols-Tarres and Apurav Yash Bhatiya

13. The Role of the Technology Transfer Office in Promoting University-Industry Collaboration

Ciara Fitzgerald, Margaret Ledwith and Rory O’Shea

14. Demand Competition and Entrepreneurial (de novo) Entry in Industries based on Systemic Technologies

Lalit Manral

15. Nascent Technology Entrepreneurship Supply Chain Emergence

Jennifer L. Woolley

16. Frugal Innovation and Returnee-Diaspora Entrepreneurship

Preeta M. Banerjee and Ana Leirner

17. Drivers of Green Strategy for Enhancing Sustainable Technopreneurship in Emerging Economies

Broto Rauth Bhardwaj and Kee-hung Lai

18. The Path to Sustainable Technological Entrepreneurship

Manjula S. Salimath and William Carter


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