Startup Ecosystems: Components for an Interpretative Model and International Benchmarks (Studies on Entrepreneurship) (Hardcover)

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This book analyzes the components of the startup ecosystem, including the characteristics that can favor or disadvantage the development of new innovative ventures. The author believes it is essential to identify crucial variables of start-up ecosystems that have a context-specific influence on the well-being and development of startups. In this regard, the book analyzes the concept of the start-up ecosystem both from the point of view of scholars and professionals. The author then deals with the diverse approaches to studying startup ecosystems, which have over the years become increasingly complex, and less linear, making systematization indispensable. The author provides therefore a classification with a transversal logic with respect to this diversity of contributions in the literature. The main theoretical contributions to start-up ecosystems are grouped according to the attention they place on three different variables: territorial contexts, resources, and actors. The author alsopresents qualitative, interview-based, research using narrative analysis mode to understand the three variables.
The work provides, on the one hand, the proposal of a framework as a theoretical interpretative model useful both for the description of the fundamental components of the start-up ecosystem, and also useful for giving a boost to future research. On the other hand, the book also presents evidence of a practical nature useful to support and guide the choices of startup founders and of managers of companies and institutions that orbit within start-up ecosystems.

About the Author

Fabio Greco is an Assistant Professor of Management at the Department of Humanities Studies of the University of Naples Federico II (Italy). He holds a Ph.D. in Management from the Department of Economics, Management, Institutions, University of Naples Federico II. He is also a Founder of a start-up and academic spin-off of food delivery incubated in the university's certified university accelerator "Campania New Steel". The main research topics in which he is engaged are entrepreneurship, startup ecosystems, innovation, and the management of cultural heritage.

Product Details
ISBN: 9783031344138
ISBN-10: 3031344138
Publisher: Springer
Publication Date: July 26th, 2023
Pages: 118
Language: English
Series: Studies on Entrepreneurship