Entrepreneurship and the Creation of Small Firms

Entrepreneurship and the Creation of Small Firms

Empirical Studies of New Ventures

Edited by Carin Holmquist and Johan Wiklund

This timely study focuses on the important issue of new venture creation. Using a variety of data sources, methods and theories, the authors demonstrate the factors that aid or hinder new venture creation in a number of settings. The empirical context for this research is Sweden – a small open economy with a renowned quality of data that allows important research questions to be addressed in unique ways. This book presents extensive and high quality work, and considers issues that are of great importance to scholars and policy makers alike.

Chapter 2: New Start-Up Firms Among Swedish Patent Holders

Roger Svensson

Subjects: business and management, entrepreneurship


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