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Israel's High‐Tech Catch‐Up Process: The Role of IPR and Other Policies

Meir Pugatch, Morris Teubal, and Odeda Zlotnick

in Intellectual Property Rights, Development, and Catch-Up: An International Comparative Study

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199574759
eISBN:
9780191722660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574759.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This chapter discusses the experience of Israel. At the time of its independence in 1948, its people came from different parts of the world, providing them with international orientation from the ... More


Venture Capital

Curtis J. Milhaupt and Mark D. West

in Economic Organizations and Corporate Governance in Japan

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199272112
eISBN:
9780191601316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199272115.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Chapters 3 and 4 examine the role of law and informal rules in the financial sector. Examines entrepreneurial finance in Japan, focusing on how the institutional environment associated with Japanese ... More


Not for Profit—for Sale: Management Control in and of an Internet Start-Up Company

Alnoor Bhimani

in Management Accounting in the Digital Economy

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199260386
eISBN:
9780191601231
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199260389.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter presents a case study on the establishment of management controls in an Internet start-up firm. In a span of a few years, the firm adopted a more structured form of management to ... More


Network Dynamics of New Firm Formation: Developing Russian Commodity Markets

Gernot Grabher and David Stark

in Restructuring Networks in Post-Socialism: Legacies, Linkages and Localities

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198290209
eISBN:
9780191684791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198290209.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Political Economy

This chapter looks at differences between the founding processes of start-up firms with state-embedded spin-offs using the development of post-Soviet commodity exchange markets as a representation. ... More


Resource Investments

Dean O. Smith

in Managing the Research University

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199793259
eISBN:
9780199896813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199793259.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

Universities invest research resources primarily to increase faculty members’ scholarly productivity. Many funds must be spent within the fiduciary controls established by an external entity such as ... More


The Emergence of Routines: Entrepreneurship, Organization, and Business History

Daniel M.G. Raff and Philip Scranton (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198787761
eISBN:
9780191829857
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198787761.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This book is a collection of essays about the emergence of routines and, more generally, about getting things organized in firms and in industries in early stages and in transition. These are ... More


APPLICATIONS: FINANCE AND VALUATION

Patrick L. Anderson

in The Economics of Business Valuation: Towards a Value Functional Approach

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804758307
eISBN:
9780804783224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758307.003.0017
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The author argues that start-up firms, distressed firms, and near-bankrupt firms are the exception, not the rule, in the modern economy. This raises the question of whether such firms, which are ... More


How Women Started Businesses

Edith Sparks

in Capital Intentions: Female Proprietors in San Francisco, 1850-1920

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830611
eISBN:
9781469602479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807868201_sparks.7
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

The male-dominated years of the gold rush made starting a business during the early 1850s relatively simple for women. Because of the great demand for their domestic skills and services, female ... More


Not on Holiday: Making Money and Building Dreams

Rachael A. Woldoff and Robert C. Litchfield

in Digital Nomads: In Search of Meaningful Work in the New Economy

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780190931780
eISBN:
9780190931810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190931780.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work, Urban and Rural Studies

Digital nomads have come to Bali to work. Chapter 4 unpacks nomads’ sources of earned income through entrepreneurship, freelancing, and full-time employment. It also details their occupations, which ... More


Raising Start-up Funds and Donations

Kim Bobo and Marién Casillas Pabellón

in The Worker Center Handbook: A Practical Guide for Starting and Building the New Labor Movement

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501704475
eISBN:
9781501705892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704475.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter offers guidelines for raising start-up funds and donations for a worker center. Fundraising or looking for donations requires a vision, a relationship, an “ask,” and meticulous ... More


Taiwan: Private Sector Promoter

Robyn Klingler-Vidra

in The Venture Capital State: The Silicon Valley Model in East Asia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501723377
eISBN:
9781501723384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501723377.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Chapter Five explores how Taiwanese policymakers studied the Silicon Valley policy environment in the early 1980s, and then made significant adaptations when implementing their locally-focused, ... More


Creating and Scaling Youth Social Entrepreneurship Programs

Tina P. Kruse

in Making Change: Youth Social Entrepreneurship as an Approach to Positive Youth and Community Development

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190849795
eISBN:
9780190849825
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190849795.003.0015
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations, Children and Families

This chapter offers a primer for starting and sustaining a youth-focused social entrepreneurship program. To this end, an overview of types of small businesses and social enterprises is included, ... More


Change of Organizations: Entrepreneurship and Intrapreneurship

Susana Borrás and Charles Edquist

in Holistic Innovation Policy: Theoretical Foundations, Policy Problems, and Instrument Choices

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198809807
eISBN:
9780191847141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198809807.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

Organizations are crucial elements in innovation systems. Yet, their role is so ubiquitous that it is difficult to grasp and to examine all kinds of organization that are present in an innovation ... More


Public Financing of Early-Stage Innovations

Susana Borrás and Charles Edquist

in Holistic Innovation Policy: Theoretical Foundations, Policy Problems, and Instrument Choices

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198809807
eISBN:
9780191847141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198809807.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

Financing innovation processes is one of the crucial activities for developing commercially successful products and processes (innovations) and to facilitate their diffusion in the innovation system. ... More


Government Sponsored versus Private Venture Capital: Canadian Evidence

James A. Brander, Edward J. Egan, and Thomas F. Hellmann (eds)

in International Differences in Entrepreneurship

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226473093
eISBN:
9780226473109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226473109.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter discusses a government program that aims to provide access to finance for start-up firms, providing in-depth forensic analysis of government-sponsored public venture capital programs in ... More


eBay: Whitman’s The Power Of Many

Paul Brooker and Margaret Hayward

in Rational Leadership: Developing Iconic Corporations

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198825395
eISBN:
9780191864063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198825395.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

Focusing on e-commerce and the Internet this chapter describes how Whitman used all seven rational methods in her scaling-up enhancement of eBay—the now iconic online-auction corporation. After ... More


Reinsurance Comes Into its Own 1860–1960

Harold James, Peter Borscheid, David Gugerli, and Tobias Straumann

in The Value of Risk: Swiss Re and the History of Reinsurance

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199689804
eISBN:
9780191769450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689804.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, Innovation

The idea of dedicated reinsurance companies was a new concept in the mid nineteenth century. Reinsurers were finding themselves exposed to larger than expected losses as the young industry struggled ... More


Immigrant Networking and Collaboration: Survey Evidence from CIC

Sari Pekkala Kerr and William R. Kerr

in The Roles of Immigrants and Foreign Students in US Science, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226695624
eISBN:
9780226695761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226695761.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Networking and the giving and receiving of advice outside of one’s own firm are important features of entrepreneurship and innovation. We study how immigrants and natives utilize the potential ... More


Bill Hewlett and Dave Packard Build a Great Test and Measurement Instruments Company

Robert A. Burgelman, Webb McKinney, and Philip E. Meza

in Becoming Hewlett Packard: Why Strategic Leadership Matters

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190640446
eISBN:
9780190640477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190640446.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter tells the story of Hewlett Packard’s process of becoming through the eyes of the founders Bill Hewlett and Dave Packard, who created a highly successful Test & Measurement Instrument ... More


Embedded Centralism

Jack Parkin

in Money Code Space: Hidden Power in Bitcoin, Blockchain, and Decentralisation

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780197515075
eISBN:
9780197515112
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197515075.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization, Political Economy

Drawing from ethnographic research conducted within the Silicon Valley cryptocurrency and blockchain industry, Chapter 7 provides an account of the situated frictions among varying stakeholders in ... More


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