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Chapter 12 E-Generation
Building wealth through development of their own businesses US Small Business Administration
US 1970: – 200,000 new companies
– Women represented less than 5% of businesses Today: – 3.5 million new startups
– Women represent 50% of business owners Entrepreneurial Characteristics
Entrepreneurial Dynamic Risktakers Creative Growth oriented Independent Owners
Independent Smaller entrepreneurial operations Prefer to operate with a more limited scope They have chosen to stay small and local; but respect and learn from the bigger operations Entrepreneurship is not
a job it is a lifestyle
Many aspiring young entrepreneurs do not fully grasp the long hours...
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This note was uploaded on 11/07/2011 for the course HFT 1000 taught by Professor Dr.kharris during the Fall '10 term at FSU.
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