Europe needs more innovative companies that grow quickly and end up big. This book examines SME growth, innovation and success, to suggest that fast growing firms could offer a major contribution to the recovery of a European economy. The contributors examine 11 case studies from Italian firms, breaking the book up into three parts: context, actors and strategy. The topics discussed include entrepreneurship and technological clusters, innovative start-ups and growth factors, and family firms as the incubators of new ventures.
Institutional Conditions for Innovation
Chapter 11: Business model evolution and the growth drivers of high-tech new ventures
Subjects: business and management, entrepreneurship, organisational innovation, organisation studies
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