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Entrepreneurship is the practice of starting new organizations, particularly new businesses generally in response to identified opportunities. Entrepreneurship is often a difficult undertaking, as a majority of new businesses fail. Entrepreneurial activities are substantially different depending on the type of organization that is being started. Entrepreneurship may involve creating many job opportunities.

Many "high-profile" entrepreneurial ventures seek venture capital or angel funding in order to raise capital to build the business. Many kinds of organizations now exist to support would-be entrepreneurs, including specialized government agencies, business incubators, science parks, and some NGOs.


Back to TopEntrepreneurship Books in Our Library:

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American Journal of Small Business Electronic
Entrepreneurship and Regional Development Electronic
Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice Electronic
Journal of Developmental Entrepreneurship Electronic
Journal of Small Business Management Electronic
International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour & Research Electronic
International Small Business Journal Electronic







Back to TopKey Reference Books

The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Management

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"Volume three of the Blackwell Encyclopedia of Management Series, with a focus on the topic of entrepreneurship, which in recent years has grown in interest for academics, students, and practioners."

REF HD 30.15 .B455 2005 v.3

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Business Plans Handbook

"Contains examples of detailed plans for starting or developing various kinds of businesses. Categories within plans include statement of purpose, market description, personnel requirements, financial needs, etc."*

REF HD 62.7 .B865 (20 vols.)

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Encyclopedia of Small Business

"Two volumes. Contains about 500 informative entries on a wide variety of topics affecting small business."

REF HD62.7 .H553 2002 (2 vols.)

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The Portible MBA in Entrepreneurship

"This new and updated third edition equips real-world entrepreneurs with the same state-of-the-art business knowledge and information taught to MBA candidates in top business schools. Within this book you’ll find all the entrepreneurial advice you need to run a business:

  • Recognizing great entrepreneurial opportunities
  • Writing a business plan and building your financial statements
  • Securing financing with venture capital or debt financing
  • Franchising your business
  • Managing a growing business
  • Protecting intellectual property
  • Selling a business when the time comes
Text covers the fundamentals of entrepreneurship, such as opportunity recognition, venture capital, and formulating smart business plans. Revised to include new case studies, and updated tax and legal information. For MBA candidates and aspiring entrepreneurs."

REF HD 62.5 .B94 2004

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Icons of Business

“23 prominent figures in the contemporary business world are profiled, with discussions of their personalities, career path, leadership style, organizations, skills, and traits, as well as information on biography and their personal lives. How these leaders wield power in the political arena is also discussed, and sections on criticism of them and their future impact are included. Individuals were chosen if their companies were successful market leaders, and they represent a variety of industries. Examples are Oprah Winfrey, Richard Branson, Warren Buffett, Bill Gates, Alan Greenspan, Lee Iacocca, Phil Knight, Martha Stewart, Donald Trump, Sam Walton, and Ted Turner. Quotes, company information, and timelines are incorporated, and information for the entries was drawn from research texts, management books, biographies, autobiographies, interviews, and company websites."

REF HC102.5 .A2 D74 2007 v.1

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Icons of Business Volume 2

REF HC102.5 .A2 D74 2007 v.2

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Back to TopInternet Sites

BEOnline: Business and Economics Online
Funding Universe
Small Business Marketing Fundamentals


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