Ramana Nanda

Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit

Boston, MA 02163

United States

http://www.people.hbs.edu/rnanda

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Financing Innovation

Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Working Paper No. 15-034
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 06 Nov 2014
William R. Kerr and Ramana Nanda
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
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finance, innovation, entrepreneurship, banks, venture capital, experimentation.

Financing Innovation

NBER Working Paper No. w20676
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 17 Nov 2014
William R. Kerr and Ramana Nanda
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
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Financing Innovation

Annual Review of Financial Economics, Vol. 7, pp. 445-462, 2015
Posted: 11 Dec 2015
William R. Kerr and Ramana Nanda
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit

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Wisdom or Madness? Comparing Crowds with Expert Evaluation in Funding the Arts

Management Science, Forthcoming, Harvard Business School Working Paper No. 14-116
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 01 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 27 Aug 2015
Ethan R. Mollick and Ramana Nanda
University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School and Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
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crowdfunding, venture funding, theater, judgement, communities

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Citation 22

Financing Constraints and Entrepreneurship

Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Working Paper No. 10-013
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 20 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2015
William R. Kerr and Ramana Nanda
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
Downloads 1,023 (16,615)
Citation 22

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Financing Constraints and Entrepreneurship

NBER Working Paper No. w15498
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 17 Nov 2009
William R. Kerr and Ramana Nanda
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
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Citation 22

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Financing Risk and Innovation

Management Science (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 13 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 27 Aug 2015
Ramana Nanda and Matthew Rhodes-Kropf
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Harvard Business School - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
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Citation 13

Abstract:

Innovation, Venture Capital, Investing, Experimentation, Market Cycles, Financing Risk

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Citation 9

Investment Cycles and Startup Innovation

Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Working Paper No. 12-032
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 29 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2014
Ramana Nanda and Matthew Rhodes-Kropf
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Harvard Business School - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
Downloads 478 (48,001)
Citation 9

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Venture Capital, Innovation, Market Cycles, Financing Risk

Investment Cycles and Startup Innovation

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 19 Mar 2012
Ramana Nanda and Matthew Rhodes-Kropf
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Harvard Business School - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
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Citation 9

Abstract:

venture capital, innovation, market cycles, financing risk

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Workplace Peers and Entrepreneurship

Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Working Paper No. 08-051
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 17 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 13 Mar 2010
Ramana Nanda and Jesper Sorensen
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Stanford Graduate School of Business
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Citation 14

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Entrepreneurship as Experimentation

Journal of Economic Perspectives (Forthcoming), Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Working Paper No. 15-005
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 29 Jul 2014
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit, Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Harvard Business School - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
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Abstract:

entrepreneurship, experiments, innovation.

Entrepreneurship as Experimentation

NBER Working Paper No. w20358
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 04 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2014
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit, Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Harvard Business School - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
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2013 State of Entrepreneurship Address: 'Financing Entrepreneurial Growth'

Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation Research Paper
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 07 Feb 2013
Madrona Venture Group, Bogan Associates, LLC, Private Investor, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, Gruter Institute for Law and Behavioral Research, Vermont Law School, WR Hambrecht + Co, National Association of Securities Dealers, Inc., NASD, University of Oxford - Said Business School, Independent, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) - Council on Foreign Relations- Washington D.C., Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit, University of San Diego School of Law, BATS Global Markets, Inc., AngelList, University of Florida - Department of Finance, Insurance and Real Estate, University of Colorado at Boulder, Fuqua School of Business, Duke University, Independent, SecondMarket, Babson College, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and Astia
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Abstract:

state of entrepreneurship, entrepreneurship, state, national, policy, job creation, regulation, barriers, growth, finance, crowdfunding, bank debt, IPO, venture capital

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A Darker Side to Decentralized Banks: Market Power and Credit Rationing in SME Lending

Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Working Paper No. 08-101
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 13 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 25 Aug 2011
Rodrigo Canales and Ramana Nanda
Yale School of Management and Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
Downloads 487 (43,463)
Citation 1

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banking, bank structure, soft information, small business lending

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Democratizing Entry: Banking Deregulations, Financing Constraints, and Entrepreneurship

HBS Finance Working Paper No. 07-033, US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies Paper No. CES-WP-07-33, Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Working Paper No. 07-033
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 12 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2015
William R. Kerr and Ramana Nanda
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
Downloads 443 (51,231)
Citation 51

Abstract:

banking, financial constraints, entrepreneurship, creative destruction, growth

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Venture Capital Investment in the Clean Energy Sector

Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Working Paper No. 11-020
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 02 Sep 2010
Shikhar Ghosh and Ramana Nanda
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
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Cost of External Finance and Selection into Entrepreneurship

Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Working Paper No. 08-047
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 25 Apr 2011
Ramana Nanda
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
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Citation 13

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Financing Constraints, Entrepreneurship, Entry

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Citation 3

Innovation Policies

AiSM Special Issue on Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Platforms, Forthcoming, Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Working Paper No. 13-038
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 11 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 28 Mar 2017
Ramana Nanda and Matthew Rhodes-Kropf
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Harvard Business School - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
Downloads 325 (76,604)
Citation 3

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Financing Innovation, Failure Tolerance, Abandonment Options

Innovation and the Financial Guillotine

NBER Working Paper No. w19379
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 30 Aug 2013
Ramana Nanda and Matthew Rhodes-Kropf
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Harvard Business School - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
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Entrepreneurship and the Discipline of External Finance

Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Working Paper No. 11-098
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 27 Mar 2011
Ramana Nanda
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
Downloads 310 (81,264)
Citation 14

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Diasporas and Domestic Entrepreneurs: Evidence from the Indian Software Industry

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 23 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 15 Aug 2014
Ramana Nanda and Tarun Khanna
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Harvard University - Strategy Unit
Downloads 244 (104,980)
Citation 12

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Diasporas, Informal Networks, Institutions, Entrepreneurship

Diasporas and Domestic Entrepreneurs: Evidence from the Indian Software Industry

Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, Vol. 19, No. 4, pp. 991-1012, 2010
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 10 Jan 2011
Ramana Nanda and Tarun Khanna
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Harvard University - Strategy Unit
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Citation 12
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Financial Development and Technology Diffusion

Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Working Paper No. 15-036
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 09 Nov 2014
Diego Comin and Ramana Nanda
Dartmouth College and Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
Downloads 199 (106,836)

Abstract:

banking, technology diffusion, experimentation, growth.

Home Equity Finance and Entrepreneurial Performance - Evidence from a Mortgage Reform

Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Working Paper No. 15-020
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 07 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 26 Sep 2015
Independent, University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
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Housing Collateral, Credit Constraints and Entrepreneurship - Evidence from a Mortgage Reform

NBER Working Paper No. w20583
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 15 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 28 Nov 2014
Independent, University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
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Housing Collateral, Credit Constraints and Entrepreneurship - Evidence from a Mortgage Reform

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10260
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 24 Nov 2014
Independent, University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
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credit constraints, entrepreneurship, household wealth, mortgage finance

Can Paying Firms More Quickly Affect Aggregate Employment?

Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Working Paper No. 17-004
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 18 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 03 Feb 2017
Jean-Noel Barrot and Ramana Nanda
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
Downloads 148 (168,036)

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Can Paying Firms Quicker Affect Aggregate Employment?

NBER Working Paper No. w22420
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 18 Jul 2016
Jean-Noel Barrot and Ramana Nanda
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
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Banking Deregulations, Financing Constraints and Firm Entry Size

Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Working Paper No. 10-010
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 01 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2015
William R. Kerr and Ramana Nanda
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
Downloads 118 (201,539)
Citation 14

Abstract:

entrepreneurship, entry size, financial constraints, banking

Banking Deregulations, Financing Constraints, and Firm Entry Size

NBER Working Paper No. w15499
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 17 Nov 2009
William R. Kerr and Ramana Nanda
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
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Citation 14

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House Money and Entrepreneurship

Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Working Paper No. 15-069
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 01 Aug 2015
Wellesley College, Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
Downloads 86 (251,516)

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house prices, mortgages, collateral channel, entrepreneurship, entry.

House Money and Entrepreneurship

NBER Working Paper No. w21458
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 18 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 02 Sep 2015
Wellesley College, Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
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Seeking the Roots of Entrepreneurship: Insights from Behavioral Economics

HEC Paris Research Paper No. SPE-2015-1101
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 26 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 12 Sep 2015
HEC Paris - Strategy & Business Policy, University of Fribourg - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
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Abstract:

entrepreneurship, risk aversion, overconfidence, taste

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Financing Entrepreneurial Experimentation

NBER Working Paper No. w21278
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 22 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 12 Aug 2015
Ramana Nanda and Matthew Rhodes-Kropf
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Harvard Business School - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
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Did Bank Distress Stifle Innovation During the Great Depression?

NBER Working Paper No. w20392
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 25 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2014
Ramana Nanda and Tom Nicholas
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
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Coordination Frictions in Venture Capital Syndicates

Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Working Paper No. 17-089
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 14 Apr 2017
Ramana Nanda and Matthew Rhodes-Kropf
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Harvard Business School - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
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Venture Capital, Syndication, Networks, Entrepreneurship

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The Persistent Effect of Initial Success: Evidence from Venture Capital

Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Working Paper No. 17-065
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 18 Jan 2017
Ramana Nanda, Sampsa Samila and Olav Sorenson
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit, University of Navarra, IESE Business School and Yale School of Management
Downloads 0 (112,480)

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venture capital, performance, monitoring, selection

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Can Paying Firms Quicker Impact Aggregate Employment?

Paris December 2016 Finance Meeting EUROFIDAI - AFFI
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 01 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 02 Feb 2017
Jean-Noel Barrot and Ramana Nanda
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
Downloads 0 (493,455)

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Financing Innovation

Bank of Finland Research Discussion Paper No. 28/2015
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 14 Dec 2015
William R. Kerr and Ramana Nanda
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
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G21, G24, L26, M13, O31, O32, finance, innovation, entrepreneurship, banks, venture capital, experimentation

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Cost of Experimentation and the Evolution of Venture Capital

Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Working Paper No. 15-070, The Journal of Financial Economics (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 03 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 21 Mar 2017
California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Harvard Business School - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
Downloads 0 (36,654)

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Innovation, Venture Capital, Investing, Abandonment Options

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Financial Development and Technology Diffusion

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10251
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 17 Nov 2014
Diego Comin and Ramana Nanda
Harvard Business School and Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
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Abstract:

banking, experimentation, growth, technology diffusion

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1366 Technologies: Scaling the Venture (Abridged)

Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Case No. 812-133
Posted: 08 May 2012
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit, Harvard Business School and Harvard Business School

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Location Choice for New Ventures: Cities

Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Case No. 811-106
Posted: 14 Mar 2012
William R. Kerr and Ramana Nanda
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit

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Government Policy and Clean-Energy Finance

Harvard Business School BGIE Unit Case No. 811-026
Posted: 13 Mar 2012
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit, Harvard Business School and Harvard Business School

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1366 Technologies: Scaling the Venture

Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Case No. 811-076
Posted: 09 Mar 2012
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Harvard Business School

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INNOVA-MEX's Bid for ENKONTROL

Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Case No. 812-008
Posted: 01 Mar 2012
Ramana Nanda, William R. Kerr and Carin Knoop
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit, Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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Financing New Ventures

Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Case No. 811-093
Posted: 28 Feb 2012
William R. Kerr and Ramana Nanda
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit

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PunchTab, Inc.

Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Case No. 812-033
Posted: 02 Feb 2012
Ramana Nanda, William R. Kerr and Lauren Barley
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit, Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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U.S. Department of Energy & Recovery Act Funding: Bridging the 'Valley of Death'

Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Case No. 810-144
Posted: 02 Feb 2012
North Carolina State University - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit

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