Delmar, Frédéric och Wennberg, Karl (2010). Knowledge Intensive Entrepreneurship – The Birth, Growth and Demise of Entrepreneurial Firms, Edward Elgar.
‘Knowledge Intensive Entrepreneurship taps into a growing trend of entrepreneurship research which recognises that not all start-ups are the same – and specifically that knowledge-intensive firms are important drivers of economic development. By focusing on the birth, growth and exit of knowledge-intensive firms, this book is a valuable addition to the literature which should be of vital interest to scholars and policy-makers alike.’
– Simon C. Parker, The University of Western Ontario, Canada
Contents: Preface 1. The Role of Entrepreneurship and New Firm Dynamics for Economic Development 2. The Knowledge Intensive Sector: Theoretical Concerns, Research Design and Data 3. Birth of New Firms: The Geography Connection with Karin Hellerstedt 4. Firm Exit 5. De Novo and Spinout Start-ups: The Organization Connection 6. Firm Growth 7. Concluding Remarks References Index