A gendered look at entrepreneurship ecosystems

Underlying entrepreneurship ecosystems is the implicit assumption that all entrepreneurs have equal access to resources, participation, and support, as well as an equal chance of a successful outcome (venture start-up). However in practice, this is not always the case. In this paper, the authors offer a brief overview of current ecosystem frameworks pointing out where “gender” matters in ecosystems at the institutional, organizational, and individual levels.

Brush, C.; Edelman, Linda F.; Manolova, T.; Welter, F. (2019): A gendered look at entrepreneurship ecosystems, in: Small Business Economics, Volume 53, Issue 2, Special Issue: Women Entrepreneurs in Ecosystems, S. 393-408.

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