The capacity and willingness to develop, organize and manage a business venture along with any of its risks in order to make a profit. The most obvious example of entrepreneurship is the starting of new businesses.
Navigating Entrepreneurship by Larry JacobsonThis powerful book is a shot in the arm for every entrepreneur. The no-nonsense coaching on how to deal with the entrepreneurial roller coaster ride comes from real world experience. Jacobson's 11 Keys are Ocean and Boardroom tested through 20 years as a successful entrepreneur, and six years sailing around the world. Jacobson raises the bar in business books through his story-telling: engaging, witty, and to the point.
How to Write a Business Plan by Mike McKeeverStep-by-step advice on preparing a business plan. This bestselling book contains clear step-by-step instructions and forms to put together a convincing business plan with realistic financial projections, effective marketing strategies, and overall business goals. You'll learn how to: figure out if your business idea will make money determine and forecast cash flow create profit and loss forecasts prepare marketing and personnel plans find potential sources of financing, and present your well-organized plan to lenders and other backers. The 13th edition is updated to reflect best practices for raising money (from SBA loans to equity crowdfunding).
Publication Date: 2016-11-30
User Innovation and the Entrepreneurship Phenomenon in the Digital Economy by Pedro Isaias (Editor); Luísa Carvalho (Editor)The digital economy is a main driver of change, innovation, and competitiveness for various companies and entrepreneurs. Exploring developments in these initiatives can be used as vital tools for future business success. User Innovation and the Entrepreneurship Phenomenon in the Digital Economy is an essential reference source for emerging scholarly research on innovative aspects of design, development, and implementation of digital economy initiatives, highlighting the relationship and interaction between humans and technology in modern society. Featuring coverage on a broad range of topics such as electronic commerce, brand promotion, and customer loyalty, this book is ideally designed for academicians, researchers, students, and managers seeking current research on the digital economy.
Publication Date: 2017-10-31
Business Strategies and Advanced Techniques for Entrepreneurship 4. 0 by Jose Manuel Saiz-AlvarezThe world is rapidly changing with the arrival of a new international economic order. In this changing sphere, technology-based production processes are giving way to the so-called "Fourth Industrial Revolution", which has led to the emergence of Industry 4.0. Business Strategies and Advanced Techniques for Entrepreneurship 4.0 is a critical scholarly resource that examines trends, challenges, and methods involved in business under Industry 4.0, a smart manufacturing strategy. Featuring coverage on a broad range of topics, such as data security, innovation techniques, enterprise integration, and network interoperability, this book is geared towards entrepreneurs, organizations, and researchers seeking current information on emerging smart industry technologies.
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DemographicsNow is an online subscription resource that provides users with access to robust and highly detailed U.S. demographic data. It is ideal for gaining consumer and market insight when opening a business, finding an untapped audience for products/services, analyzing the shifts and needs of a given population, and so much more. Additionally, the power of DemographicsNow stands out with its reporting capability, which allows users to easily and rapidly produce a variety of compiled reports -- standard and custom -- that will help them make informed and accurate decisions.
Entrepreneurial Studies Source offers users full text for more than 125 key periodicals, 135 reference books, numerous case studies, thousands of company profiles and over 600 videos with transcripts and related articles from the Harvard Faculty Seminar Series and Vator.TV, one of the world's largest social network sites for high-tech entrepreneurs.
Whether your company requires a better understanding of market conditions and forecasts; whether you need a clearer picture of a supply chain, or whether you need to keep abreast of competitor activity in your industry, IBISWorld’s comprehensive reports will keep you informed. IBISWorld’s industry research reports consist of 30 to 40 pages of key statistics and analysis on market characteristics, operating conditions, current and forecast performance, major industry participants and more. IBISWorld’s industry risk rating determines how much risk an industry will face over the next 18 months by assessing the operating conditions for companies in the industry.