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Driving Corporate Innovation and Entrepreneurship

BY DR. FERDINAND JASPERS, DRS. JORG LESCHER AND DRS. JEROEN VEENENBOS Building an organisation and keeping it entrepreneurial takes effort and motivation. Entrepreneurship within an organisation does not come from one source, but can be stimulated throughout the entire organisation in both formal and informal ways. How does this show in an organisation, and how can you contribute to the entrepreneurship

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Mapping entrepreneurial ecosystems: Start-up Infrastructure Diagram

BY DRS. HENDRIK HALBE AND DRS. DENISE VAN BLITTERSWIJK The first edition of the Start-up Infrastructure Diagram (SID) has been published: a tool that offers an overview of the most important players and stakeholders within the infrastructure of a Startup Ecosystem. The SID is constantly being developed and updated, so check it out and join the discussion. This blog was

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Scale-ups in the Netherlands

BY PROF. DR. JUSTIN JANSEN The impact of fast-growing companies is big. Between 2011 and 2014, scale-ups created more than 70.000 full-time jobs in the Netherlands. This is a notable contribution, seeing that only 0,5% of the private sector are scale-ups. Although the number of entrepreneurs and start-ups in the Netherlands has grown significantly over the past year, the number

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Global Start-up Communities

BY PROF. DR. MARK FENWICK AND PROF. DR. ERIK P.M. VERMEULEN Succesful start-ups can give a boost to a region through innovation, job creation and economic development. Ecosystems worldwide are being stimulated to encourage the development of start-ups. The development of such areas, however, is often held back by skepticism, tokenism, and the lack of necessary infrastructure to grow a

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