1 EIE 020608 Intro

1 EIE 020608 Intro - Entrepreneurship in Europe Frdric...

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Unformatted text preview: Entrepreneurship in Europe Frdric Martel Ph.D. HEC Lausanne Professor in Entrepreneurial Finance Lyon, June 2 nd , 2008 Dr. Frederic Martel Swiss Managing Director of AXS Partners SA since 2005 Head of Alternative Investments at UBS from 2001 to 2005 Partner at Invision SA from 1999 to 2001 CFO of Curis Pharmaceuticals from 1996 to 1999 Private Banker from 1990 to 1996 Professor in Entrepreneurial Finance and Management at EM LYON and EML GENEVA PhD from University of Lausanne (HEC) (2007) MBA from IMD Lausanne (1996) Master in Management and Finance from University of Lausanne (HEC) (1990) Board Member in 4 companies currently Past board memberships in 8 companies Objectives Share practical insight on Entrepreneurship, investors, and the implications for Entrepreneurs A second word of caution Long term, the alignment of interest between involved parties is important to optimise value creation. The course will cover how this can be done while taking into account the goals and constraints of all Entrepreneur Term introduced in 18th century by Richard Cantillon. Role is to bear Risk Joseph Schumpeter later associated the term with Innovation Entrepreneurship Entrepreneurship is defined by Stevenson and Sahlman as: The pursuit of opportunity without tangible resources currently controlled The Importance of Entrepreneurship (H.H Stevenson & W.A. Sahlman (1986)...
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This note was uploaded on 09/04/2008 for the course ENTR 101 taught by Professor Jeff during the Summer '08 term at Sabancı University.

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