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Chapter 1 - Technology Ventures From Idea to Opportunity Chapter 1 Summary The empires of the future are the empires of the mind Winston Churchill

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Unformatted text preview: Technology Ventures : From Idea to Opportunity Chapter 1: Summary The empires of the future are the empires of the mind. Winston Churchill What enables global capitalism? The entrepreneur provides the creative force in order for capitalism (free enterprise) to work. Entrepreneurs strive to make a difference in our world and contribute to its betterment. They are also motivated by achievement, independence, and the accumulation of wealth. Summary Technology Ventures : From Idea to Opportunity Chapter 1: concept An entrepreneur is a person who undertakes the creation of an enterprise or business that has the chance of profit (or success). For an entrepreneur, a challenge is a call to respond to a difficult task and the commitment to undertake the required enterprise. Technology Ventures : From Idea to Opportunity Chapter 1: concept An opportunity is a favorable juncture of circumstances with a good chance for success or progress. It is the job of the entrepreneur to locate new ideas and to put them into action. Thus, entrepreneurship may be described as the identification and exploitation of previously unexploited opportunities. Technology Ventures : From Idea to Opportunity Chapter 1: Table 1-3 An Entrepreneur Test : Are you an entrepreneur? : Are you an entrepreneur?...
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This note was uploaded on 04/10/2012 for the course ENGR 112 taught by Professor Bristow during the Spring '11 term at UCLA.

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Chapter 1 - Technology Ventures From Idea to Opportunity Chapter 1 Summary The empires of the future are the empires of the mind Winston Churchill

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