Posted: 24 May 2008 Last revised: 12 Jul 2010
Entrepreneur is dreived from the French verb enterprendre. It means to under take. The term entrepreneur was firstly applied to business initially by the French economist, Cantillion, in the 18th Century, to designate a dealer who purchased the means of production for the combiling them into marketplace product.
JEL Classification: B30
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