Authenticity Lessons From the Craft Beer Industry

From ancient Mesopotamia through the onset of the Industrial Revolution, craft-based industries have been a path to prosperity. Today, craft-based ventures attract a growing number of consumers who Read More...

Category: Research Insight

Authors: Stanislav Dobrev and Cameron Verhaal

When Can Fintech Do the Most Good?

Fintech is an increasingly important innovation for businesses across the world. Fintech broadly refers to technologies that enable banking and financial services. As fintech has the power to diffuse Read More...

Category: Research Insight

Authors: Arzi Adbi and Siddharth Natarajan

What Matters More for Entrepreneurs: Book Smarts or Street Smarts? 

Why are some ventures more successful than others? In entrepreneurship research, scholars have explored the role of many different factors, including personal characteristics such as emotional and Read More...

Category: Research Insight

Authors: Regan Stevenson and Jared Allen

Against the Odds, Women Can Still be Powerful Innovators

Innovation, or the creation of new products or processes, helps small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) be more productive and profitable -- and sometimes even survive. As a catalyst of social Read More...

Category: Research Insight

Authors: Kristen Madison , Curt Moore , Josh Daspit and Joyce Komakech Nabisaalu

Today's Entrepreneurs Can Inform Tomorrow's Research

Consider that only as far back as the year 2000, starting a business meant writing a business plan, buying facilities or equipment, and courting traditional investors such as banks or venture capital Read More...

Category: Practice Insight

Authors: Gary Dushnitsky and Sharon Matusik