Using large-scale data on female and male founders in Germany, the authors have uncovered the antecedents of firm innovativeness, by focusing on the importance of the entrepreneur’s knowledge diversity and their career paths prior to transitioning to entrepreneurship.
This year’s Diana conference’s theme was “Exploring the Impact of Women’s Entrepreneurship & Innovation in the Global Economy”. About 55 papers in total of the leading edge entrepreneurship scholars from the Babson College, the University of California at Berkeley, Grenoble University, University of Cambridge and the Nottingham University were presented there. You can read more about the conference here www.esbri.se/june2014/diana.asp .
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