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1.

Entrepreneurial Motivation in Developing Countries: What Does 'Necessity' and 'Opportunity' Entrepreneurship Really Mean?

Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference (BCERC) 2006 Paper, Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research 2006
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 17 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2009
Working Paper Series
University of Edinburgh, University of Peradeniya and Makerere University - Makerere University Business School
Downloads 824
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Entrepreneurship and Unemployment: Relationships between Unemployment and Entrepreneurship in 37 Nations Participating in the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) 2002

Babson College, Babson Kauffman Entrepreneurship Research Conference (BKERC), 2002-2006
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 24 Mar 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of Sussex - Institute for Employment Studies and Babson College - Arthur M. Blank Center for Entrepreneurship
Downloads 709
3.

The Modigliani-Miller Proposition after Fifty Years and its Relation to Entrepreneurial Finance

Strategic Change, Vol. 19, No. 1-2, pp. 9-28, February 2010
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 08 Jul 2010
Accepted Paper Series
Dublin City University
Downloads 478
4.

Entrepreneurial Exit Strategies: The Impact of Human Capital

Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference (BCERC) 2006 Paper, Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research 2006
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 17 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2009
Working Paper Series
Colorado State University, Fort Collins - College of Business and Pace University
Downloads 430
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Outcome Implications of Opportunity Creation / Discovery Processes

Babson College, Babson Kauffman Entrepreneurship Research Conference (BKERC), 2002-2006
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 24 Mar 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Utah State University - Department of Management and Human Resources, Colorado State University, Fort Collins - College of Business and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 423
6.

The Nexus of Individual and Opportunity: Opportunity Recognition as a Learning Process

Babson College, Babson Kauffman Entrepreneurship Research Conference (BKERC), 2002-2006
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 24 Mar 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of Bath
Downloads 323
7.

Who Finances Startups in the USA? A Comprehensive Study of Informal Investors, 1999-2003

Babson College, Babson Kauffman Entrepreneurship Research Conference (BKERC), 2002-2006
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 01 Mar 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Babson College - Arthur M. Blank Center for Entrepreneurship and Florida International University, Eugenio Pino & Family Global Entrepreneurship Center
Downloads 310
8.

Teams that Work Together, Stay Together: Resiliency of Entrepreneurial Teams

Babson College, Babson Kauffman Entrepreneurship Research Conference (BKERC), 2002-2006
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 28 Feb 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Department of Sociology and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Department of Sociology
Downloads 304
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Opportunities and Prior Knowledge: A Study of Experienced Entrepreneurs

Babson College, Babson Kauffman Entrepreneurship Research Conference (BKERC), 2002-2006
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 28 Feb 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of Nordland - Nord University Business School and Kajaani University of Applied Sciences
Downloads 288
10.

Do Business Plans Make No Difference in the Real World? A Study of 117 New Ventures

Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference (BCERC) 2005, Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research 2005
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 21 Dec 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Babson College - Arthur M. Blank Center for Entrepreneurship, Babson College - Arthur M. Blank Center for Entrepreneurship, Babson College - Arthur M. Blank Center for Entrepreneurship, Babson College - Arthur M. Blank Center for Entrepreneurship and Babson College - Arthur M. Blank Center for Entrepreneurship
Downloads 283
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Culture as a Predictor of Entrepreneurial Activity

Babson College, Babson Kauffman Entrepreneurship Research Conference (BKERC), 2002-2006
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 25 Mar 2011
Accepted Paper Series
London Business School and University of Strathclyde - Strathclyde Business School
Downloads 266
12.

Complements or Substitutes? The Role of Universities and Local Context in Supporting the Creation of Academic Spin-offs

Research Policy, Vol. 40, pp. 1113–1127, 2011,
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 05 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 01 May 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of Bologna - Department of Management, University of Bologna - Department of Management, University of Bologna - Department of Management and University of Bologna - Department of Management
Downloads 257
13.

Investigating Decision-Making Criteria of Private Equity Investors in Family Firms

Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference (BCERC) 2006 Paper, Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research 2006
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 17 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2009
Working Paper Series
Concordia University, Quebec - John Molson School of Business
Downloads 233
14.

Making that Which is Old New Again: Entrepreneurial Bricolage

Babson College, Babson Kauffman Entrepreneurship Research Conference (BKERC), 2002-2006
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 24 Mar 2011
Accepted Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 221
15.

Effects of Human Capital and Social Capital on Entrepreneurial Activity

Babson College, Babson Kauffman Entrepreneurship Research Conference (BKERC), 2002-2006
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 25 Mar 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Brock University - Faculty of Business and Turku School of Economics
Downloads 213
16.

Alertness, Bisociative Thinking Ability, and Discovery of Entrepreneurial Opportunities in Asian Hi-Tech Firms

Babson College, Babson Kauffman Entrepreneurship Research Conference (BKERC), 2002-2006
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 25 Mar 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Hong Kong Polytechnic University and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 207
17.

A Knowledge-Based View of Venture Capital Firms’ Portfolio Investment Specialization and Syndication

Babson College, Babson Kauffman Entrepreneurship Research Conference (BKERC), 2002-2006
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 25 Mar 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Brock University - Faculty of Business
Downloads 202
18.

Exploring the Relationship between Strategic Adaptability and Entrepreneurial Orientation: The Role of Structure-Style Fit

Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference (BCERC) 2006 Paper, Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research 2006
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 17 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 11 May 2014
Working Paper Series
Indiana University - Kelley School of Business, Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Management & Entrepreneurship and University of Pittsburgh
Downloads 191
19.

Gender and Entrepreneurial Opportunity Evaluation

Babson College, Babson Kauffman Entrepreneurship Research Conference (BKERC), 2002-2006
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 24 Mar 2011
Accepted Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 186
20.

Nature or Nurture? Testing the Direct and Interaction Effects of Entrepreneurial Orientation, National Culture, and Growth Strategy on Value Creation?

Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference (BCERC), 2005, Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research, 2005
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 19 Dec 2009
Accepted Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Pepperdine University - Graziadio School of Business and Management and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 175
21.

Human Capital Based Determinants of Opportunity Identification

Babson College, Babson Kauffman Entrepreneurship Research Conference (BKERC), 2002-2006
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 24 Mar 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of Nottingham, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Nottingham University Business School
Downloads 164
22.

Determinants of Long-Distance Investing by Business Angels

Babson College, Babson Kauffman Entrepreneurship Research Conference (BKERC), 2002-2006
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 25 Mar 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of Edinburgh - Business School, University of Glasgow - Adam Smith Business School and Durham Business School
Downloads 163
23.

Exploring the Venture Creation Process: Evidences from Tech and Non-Tech Nascent Entrepreneurs

Babson College, Babson Kauffman Entrepreneurship Research Conference (BKERC), 2002-2006
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 24 Mar 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Illinois Institute of Technology and DePaul University
Downloads 154
24.

Entrepreneurial Management, Corporate Venturing, and Financial Performance

Babson College, Babson Kauffman Entrepreneurship Research Conference (BKERC), 2002-2006
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 25 Mar 2011
Accepted Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Queensland University of Technology - Brisbane Graduate School of Business
Downloads 149
25.

Are Failures Blamed on Misfortune or Mistakes? Entrepreneurial Failure Attributions in US Newspapers

Babson College, Babson Kauffman Entrepreneurship Research Conference (BKERC), 2002-2006
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 25 Mar 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Pace University and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 142
26.

Organizational Routines and Capabilities in New Ventures

Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference (BCERC) 2005, Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research 2005
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 21 Dec 2009
Accepted Paper Series
University of California, Irvine, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Management and Human Resources
Downloads 141
27.

An Empirical Investigation of the Cognitions of Corporate Entrepreneurs

Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference (BCERC) 2006, Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research 2006, Babson College Center for Entrepreneurship Research Paper No. 2009-12
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 10 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 13 Apr 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) - Lally School of Management & Technology and Babson College - Arthur M. Blank Center for Entrepreneurship
Downloads 136
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Corporate Venturing Modes and Their Impact on Corporate Learning

Babson College, Babson Kauffman Entrepreneurship Research Conference (BKERC), 2002-2006
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 25 Mar 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration, Aalto University, Dept. of Industrial Engineering and Management, Institute of Strategy and Aalto University - Institute of Strategy and Intl. Business
Downloads 129
29.

Failures of Entrepreneurial Learning in Knowledge-Based Startups

Babson College, Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference (BCERC) 2006
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 11 Feb 2009
Working Paper Series
University of California, Irvine, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Management and Human Resources
Downloads 128
30.

Entrepreneurs’ Start-Up Cognitions and Behaviors: Dreams, Surprises, Shortages, and Fast Zigzags

Babson College, Babson Kauffman Entrepreneurship Research Conference (BKERC), 2002-2006
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 25 Mar 2011
Accepted Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 125
31.

Alliances, Corporate Technological Entrepreneurship, and Firm Performance: Testing a Model

Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference (BCERC) 2006 Paper, Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research 2006
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 17 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 28 Feb 2015
Working Paper Series
University of Primorska and Regional Technological Centre Zasavje
Downloads 118
32.

The Search for and Discovery of Different Types of Entrepreneurial Opportunities: The Effects of Tacitness and Codification

Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference (BCERC) 2005, Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research 2005
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 21 Dec 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Miami University of Ohio - Richard T. Farmer School of Business Administration, University of Cincinnati - Department of Management and Belmont University - College of Business Administration
Downloads 115
33.

Regulatory Focus and Executives' Intentions To Commit Their Firms to Entrepreneurial Action

Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference (BCERC) 2006, Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research 2006
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 11 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 14 May 2014
Working Paper Series
Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Management & Entrepreneurship and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management
Downloads 113
34.

Failure Factors of New Technology-Based Ventures According to the Growth Stages

Babson College, Babson Kauffman Entrepreneurship Research Conference (BKERC), 2002-2006
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 28 Feb 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Kyungpook National University and Kyungpook National University
Downloads 110
35.

Entrepreneurship by Circumstances and Abilities: The Mediating Role of Job Satisfaction and Moderating Role of Self-Efficacy

Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference (BCERC) 2006 Paper, Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research 2006
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 17 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 28 Feb 2015
Working Paper Series
National University of Singapore (NUS), National University of Singapore (NUS) and National University of Singapore (NUS)
Downloads 108
36.

A Dynamic View on the Financing of Extreme Growth Companies

Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference (BCERC) 2006, Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research 2006
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 11 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 16 Dec 2009
Working Paper Series
Ghent University and Vlerick Business School
Downloads 105
37.

When Do Family Ties Matter? Entrepreneurial Market Opportunity Recognition and Resource Acquisition in Family Firms

Babson College, Babson Kauffman Entrepreneurship Research Conference (BKERC), 2002-2006
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 24 Mar 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of Waikato, University of Pittsburgh - Katz Graduate School of Business and University of Utah - David Eccles School of Business
Downloads 105
38.

A Real Options Model of Stepwise Entry Into Self-Employment

Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference (BCERC) 2006 Paper, Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research 2006
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 16 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2009
Working Paper Series
Linkoping University - Institute for Analytical Sociology (IAS), Purdue University - Krannert School of Management and Lund University School of Economics and Management
Downloads 104
39.

Entrepreneurs and Intertemporal Decision Making

Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference (BCERC) 2006 Paper, Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research 2006
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 17 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2009
Working Paper Series
Queensland University of Technology and Queensland University of Technology - Brisbane Graduate School of Business
Downloads 98
40.

Patterns of Search and the Newness of Venture Ideas

Babson College, Babson Kauffman Entrepreneurship Research Conference (BKERC), 2002-2006
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 28 Feb 2011
Accepted Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Utah State University - Department of Management and Human Resources and Queensland University of Technology - Brisbane Graduate School of Business
Downloads 97
41.

The Discovery Process: External Influences on Refinement of the Venture Idea

Babson College, Babson Kauffman Entrepreneurship Research Conference (BKERC), 2002-2006
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 28 Feb 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Queensland University of Technology - Brisbane Graduate School of Business, Jönköping International Business School and University of Linkoping
Downloads 95
42.

Outside Board Availability and Composition in High Tech Start-Ups

Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference (BCERC) 2006 Paper, Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research 2006
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 17 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2013
Working Paper Series
Vlerick Business School, Nottingham University Business School (NUBS) and University of Nottingham
Downloads 92
43.

The Relationship of Entrepreneur’s Learning Orientations and Practical Intelligence to New Venture Performance

Babson College, Babson Kauffman Entrepreneurship Research Conference (BKERC), 2002-2006
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 24 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 03 May 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of Maryland, American University - Department of Management and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 87
44.

The Entrepreneurial Intentions of Academic Scientist-Inventors

Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference (BCERC) 2005, Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research 2005
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 26 Nov 2012
Accepted Paper Series
ESADE Business School, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management
Downloads 83
45.

The Impact of Competition on the Selection and Valuation of Deals by Private Equity Firms

Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research, 2006, Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference (BCERC) 2006
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 11 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 28 May 2009
Working Paper Series
Vlerick Business School
Downloads 83
46.

Signaling in New Ventures: The Use and Impact of the Lockup Period at the Time of the Initial Public Offering

Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference (BCERC), 2005, Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research, 2005
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 19 Dec 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Washington State University, University of Oklahoma - Michael F. Price College of Business, Arizona State University (ASU) - Management Department and University of Oklahoma
Downloads 82
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Working with Unfamiliar Partners: Relational Embeddedness and Partner Selection in Private Equity Syndicates

Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference (BCERC) 2006, Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research 2006
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 10 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Vlerick Business School, Nottingham University Business School (NUBS) and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 81
48.

The Effects of Incentive Structures on the Performance of Publicly Funded Venture Capital Funds

Babson College, Babson Kauffman Entrepreneurship Research Conference (BKERC), 2002-2006
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 28 Feb 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Aalto University - Industrial Engineering and Management, Aalto University, Dept. of Industrial Engineering and Management, Institute of Strategy and University of Exeter Business School
Downloads 79
49.

(Re-) Constructing the Entrepreneurial Spirit

Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference (BCERC), 2005, Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research, 2005
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 19 Dec 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Jonkoping University - Jonkoping International Business School (JIBS) and IfM Bonn
Downloads 76
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Fruits of Co-Laboring: Effects of Entrepreneurial Team Stability on the Organizational Founding Process

Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference (BCERC), 2005, Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research, 2005
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 19 Dec 2009
Accepted Paper Series
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Department of Sociology, University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Department of Sociology and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 75