Author: soporte

27 Apr Yves Pigneur at UC

  On March 8, 2017 Yves Pigneur, co-author of the book "Business Model Generation" (well known as "the Business Model Canvas") was presented by EPIC Lab and the UC Innovation Center. More than 100 attendees participated in this event, including  policy makers, companies, business accelerators and entrepreneurs....

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30 Aug How does entrepreneurship schooling impact start-up performance? Evidence from Start-Up Chile

Abstract: How do business accelerators accelerate? Do entrepreneurship policies actually add economic value? Results show that participation in the entrepreneur school (bundled with the basic services of cash and co-working space) causes a 21 to 45% increase in the likelihood of raising capital, increases capital raised by...

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18 Mar Business Accelerators and New-Venture Performance: Evidence from Start-Up Chile

Abstract:   Do business accelerators affect new venture performance? We investigate this question in the context of Start-Up Chile, an ecosystem accelerator. We focus on two treatment conditions typically found in business accelerators: basic services of funding and coworking space, and additional entrepreneurship schooling. Using a regression...

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18 Mar Boulevard of Broken Behaviors: Socio-Psychological Mechanisms of Entrepreneurship Policies

Abstract: By simultaneously standing on the entrepreneurship, institutions and social influences literatures, this paper explores the use of socio-psychological mechanisms to stimulate entrepreneurial ecosystems. While past research has studied the effects of institutions that use normative, cognitive, regulative and economic mechanisms, this paper assesses the causal...

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