Managing Entrepreneurial Ecosystems

Almost everyone today talks about ‘entrepreneurial ecosystems’, or ‘start-up ecosystems’. But what are they? In practitioner parlance, entrepreneurial ecosystems can mean anything. This means their value […]

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Yes, policy can boost high-growth entrepreneurs!

All governments want more high-growth entrepreneurs. But can policy effectively support high-growth ventures? Many are sceptical: growing new ventures is difficult, and even professional venture capitalists […]

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Finland’s flagging entrepreneurial potential

Over the past years, Finland has enjoyed many a great success story in entrepreneurship. Many recognise the leading mobile gaming companies such as SuperCell (author of […]

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Lots of players but no team: Why traditional policy approaches break down in entrepreneurial ecosystems

Two approaches dominate entrepreneurship and innovation policy: the market failure approach and the structural failure approach. As its name suggests, the market failure approach fixes market […]

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