Since Joseph Schumpeter stated in 1934 that "The entrepreneur is the innovator…", entrepreneurship has been in the increasing focus of attention in both management and academia, evolving into its own field of research. Setting-up own businesses is no longer restrained to entrepreneurs founding out of necessity or stemming from already successful family firms. With failure being still rife amongst entrepreneurs, success determinants of entrepreneurial ventures are in the focus of students, managers, founders, and policy makers alike.At the Chair of Technology Management, within this research area, we primarily focus on entrepreneurship in technology-oriented endeavors. Our research applies both for start-ups and established companies, where such entrepreneurial activities lead to new companies or business areas. In particular, we aim to answer the following research questions:
- How do technologies evolve, and how can such processes be managed in high-tech environments?
- How can "entrepreneurial ecosystems" support entrepreneurial endeavors?
- Which ways of successful collaboration exist between established companies and start-ups?
- How can "Intrapreneurship" in organizations be managed successfully?
- What are success factors for "Crowdfunding" and related concepts?
How crowdfunding platforms change the nature of user innovation – from problem solving to entrepreneurship
In: Technological Forecasting and Social Change (2018)
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Does Thinking Style Make a Difference in Environmental Perception and Orientation? Evidence from Entrepreneurs in Post-Sanction Iran
In: Sustainability 10 (2018), Art.Nr.: 1546
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European business venturing in times of digitisation – an analysis of for-profit business incubators in a triple helix context
In: International Journal of Technology Management 76 (2018), p. 104-136
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Corporate entrepreneurship strategy: an analysis of top management teams in SMEs
In: Baltic Journal of Management 13 (2018), p. 528-543
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Directing the wisdom of the crowd: The importance of social interaction among founders and the crowd during crowdfunding campaigns
In: Economics of Innovation and New Technology 27 (2018), p. 709-729
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