You can't always get what you want: How entrepreneur's perceived resource needs affect the incubator's assertiveness
作者: Marijn van WeeleFrank J. van RijnsoeverFrans Nauta
作者单位: 1Innovation Studies, Copernicus Institute of Sustainable Development, Utrecht University, Heidelberglaan 2, 3584 CS Utrecht, The Netherlands
2Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley, 2220 Piedmont Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
刊名: Technovation, 2017, Vol.59 , pp.18-33
来源数据库: Elsevier Journal
DOI: 10.1016/j.technovation.2016.08.004
关键词: EntrepreneursBusiness supportIncubatorsResource needsStart-ups
原始语种摘要: Abstract(#br)A possible explanation for the disappointing performance of incubators is that start-ups do not take full advantage of the resources offered by the incubator. In explaining the low usage of the incubator’s resources, existing studies neglect that incubated entrepreneurs may not be aware of the gaps in their resource base. Using qualitative data from six European incubators, we identify start-ups' resource needs as perceived by incubator staff and by entrepreneurs. Further, we explore the implications of differences in perceptions for the incubator's assertiveness. We find that entrepreneurs are unable to use the incubator's resources to develop missing intangible resources: entrepreneurs are not aware of their resource gaps, hesitant to step out of their comfort zone, and...
全文获取路径: Elsevier  (合作)
影响因子:3.177 (2012)