Foundations and Trends® in Entrepreneurship

Volume 9, issue 6

Models and Methods of University Technology Transfer

This monograph argues that a linear model of technology transfer is no longer sufficient, or perhaps even no longer relevant, to account for the nuances and complexities of the technology transfer process that characterizes the ongoing commercialization activities of universities. Shortcomings of th...
Volume 9, issue 4–5

Venture Capital Investors and Portfolio Firms

The principal goal of this monograph is to provide an overview of relevant aspects and research findings pertaining to the period after the venture capital firm (also known as venture capitalist or VC) has made the decision to invest in a particular portfolio company (or entrepreneur). Drawing princ...
Volume 9, issue 3

New Business Formation and Regional Development: A Survey and Assessment of the Evidence

This monograph reviews the current state of knowledge about the effects of new business formation on regional development. These effects are diverse and include the creation and destruction of employment, introduction of innovations, structural change, and increasing productivity, among others. Theo...
Volume 9, issue 2

The Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) and Its Impact on Entrepreneurship Research

The Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) is a project carried out by a research consortium dedicated to understanding the relationship between entrepreneurship and national economic development. Since 1999 GEM reports have been a key source of comparable data across a large variety of countries on
Volume 9, issue 1

The Comparison of the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor and the Global Entrepreneurship and Development Index Methodologies

The Comparison of the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) and the Global Entrepreneurship and Development (GEDI) Index Methodologies has four aims: (1) to provide a comprehensive comparison of the GEM and GEDI approaches by using both methods side by side to analyze entrepreneurship development; (...