This article is an attempt to trace the actual state of academic research on female entrepreneurship. Reviewing and summarizing the trends emerging from the findings of previous studies on women's presence in the entrepreneurial activity during the last decade, and presenting them according to Gartner's (1985) new venture creation framework. It involves the individual characteristics of the entrepreneur, the nature of women-owned business, the process by which the new business is started, and the environment surrounding the new venture. We present for each of these dimensions emerging trends, future research and implications are proposed.

ESADE

Back to home

Valencia Silva, Maika

Female entrepreneurs: Past, present and future

09/2005
itemDefault This article is an attempt to trace the actual state of academic research on female entrepreneurship. Reviewing and summarizing the trends emerging from the findings of previous studies on women's presence in the entrepreneurial activity during the last decade, and presenting them according to Gartner's (1985) new venture creation framework. It involves the individual characteristics of the entrepreneur, the nature of women-owned business, the process by which the new business is started, and the environment surrounding the new venture. We present for each of these dimensions emerging trends, future research and implications are proposed.
More Knowledge
Female entrepreneurs: Past, present and future
Valencia Silva, Maika
Leadership. Revista de Circulación Internacional
Nº 3, 09/2005, p. 1 - 2

Download full text (There might be some restrictions due to copyright or licenses)

  • fullText

Related publications

Back to home