Fewer than 50% of new ventures last more than 5 years, yet entrepreneurial activity remains the life blood of economic activity among nations (Aldrich & Ruef, 2006). Governments, organizations and firms have established initiatives and incentives which foster and protect new ventures as a form of sponsorship. Yet since Flynn’s (1993a,b,c) pioneering work on organizational sponsorship, relatively little work has been conducted on how parent firms, whether family owned or not, sponsor new ventures, with the exception of research on incubators (e.g. Amezcua et al, 2013).
|Number of pages||5|
|Publication status||Published - Jun 2015|
|Event||International council for Small business - Dubai, United Arab Emirates|
Duration: 6 Jun 2015 → 9 Jun 2015
|Conference||International council for Small business|
|Abbreviated title||ICSB 2015|
|Country||United Arab Emirates|
|Period||6/06/15 → 9/06/15|
- organizational sponsorship
- incubator organization
Georgaklis, S. A., & Levie, J. (2015). The reciprocal nature of organizational sponsorship: how family and non-family parent firms sponsor their spinoffs. Paper presented at International council for Small business, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.