SSE launches new program with entrepreneurial starpower
10 November 2020
Backed by superstar entrepreneurs like Josefin Langård and Fredrik Hjelm, the Stockholm School of Economics and their venture incubator SSE Business Lab are gearing up to take entrepreneurship to the next level. The new program Ideate aims to increase the number of startups founded by students.
New research: growth intentions in family-based new venture teams
22 September 2020
Business success, especially for entrepreneurs who are just starting out, is often measured in terms of new venture growth. Unfortunately, this kind of growth can be hard to achieve for entrepreneurs who don’t have access to many resources.
New research: next generation external venturing practices in family owned businesses
26 August 2020
Many daughters and sons growing up in a successful family business and who have their own entrepreneurial ideas struggle to become autonomous from the family’s business. Most research tends to examine how younger, next generation family members build their careers by engaging in internal venturing as a way of growing their existing family business. What is lacking here is research that looks at the ways in which these daughters and sons rely on external venturing, that is, to start their own business outside the existing family business, to achieve greater autonomy and pursue their independent business ideas.
New research: path dependence in new ventures’ capital structures
21 August 2020
The way that new ventures are financed is very important. It has substantial implications for a company’s survival, growth, and performance. For this reason, a lot of research exists that examines what explains startups’ choices of financing sources, typically drawing on rational economic theories such as pecking order or trade off theories.