Handbook of Research on Techno-Entrepreneurship, Third Edition
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Handbook of Research on Techno-Entrepreneurship, Third Edition

Ecosystems, Innovation and Development

Edited by François Thérin, Francesco P. Appio and Hyungseok Yoon

This Handbook focuses on techno-entrepreneurial ecosystems under several different aspects: how the ecosystems have evolved in techno-entrepreneurship, the influence that techno-entrepreneurs can have on complex ecosystems such as regions and nations, and the new types of innovations that techno-entrepreneurs are pursuing to adapt to the ecosystems, such as frugal innovation.
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Chapter 5: Unveiling women entrepreneurship in technology ventures: gendered organization and gendered society interactions

Dilek Cetindamar and Berna Beyhan

Abstract

Women technology entrepreneurs is a neglected topic in the entrepreneurship literature. Rather than following gender-blind frameworks used for entrepreneurship, this study proposes to use a feminist approach. The literature is overcrowded with analyses of individual-level factors while ignoring the role of macro factors in shaping entrepreneurship. Thus, this study develops a total of nine propositions around two key macro factors: organizational factors (such as the hierarchical structure of scientific workplaces) and societal factors (such as stereotypes). The chapter presents a case analysis using the propositions developed on an exemplar country chosen for the study: Turkey. Our overview of Turkey confirms the propositions developed in this chapter. The chapter ends with implications of the study and suggestions for future studies.

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