Journal title ECONOMIA E POLITICA INDUSTRIALE
Author/s Riccardo Fini
Publishing Year 2010 Issue 2010/2 Language Italian
Pages 23 P. 145-167 File size 819 KB
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The contribution analyzes the individual traits of a sample basket of entrepreneurs - the founders of 104 new technology-based firms established after 2002 - in the Emilia Romagna region in Italy. Based on 166 face-to-face interviews, the paper provides some evidence on the reasons that led to their decision to become entrepreneurs, their psychological characteristics, and their developed abilities and skills. In addition, the paper also assesses and describes their perceptions of environmental support, market heterogeneity and industry opportunities. Different patterns emerge when entrepreneurs are compared in terms of career paths, organizational affiliation and educational levels.
Keywords: High-technology entrepreneurship, individual characteristics
Jel codes: O31, O32, O38
Riccardo Fini, La micro-fondatezza delle dinamiche imprenditoriali in "ECONOMIA E POLITICA INDUSTRIALE " 2/2010, pp 145-167, DOI: 10.3280/POLI2010-002010