The process leading to the creation of new technology-based businesses is driven by the recognition of the market opportunities and by the ability of individuals to exploit them profitably developing new technologies. Therefore, it seems clear that the outcome between one country and another might diverge, particularly with respect to contextual factors. Among the contextual factors, special attention should be focuses on the role of social capital in starting a new business. Specifically, the aim of this chapter is to highlight the relationship between the stock of social capital and the nascent technology-based entrepreneurship in a territory Using Italian data the study confirms how the networks of relationships are related to nascent based entrepreneurship and particularly how social capital can be a key resource for the competitiveness of a region.
|Titolo:||Nascent Entrepreneurship and Territorial Social Capital: Empirical Evidences from Italy|
|Data di pubblicazione:||2017|
|Appare nelle tipologie:||2.1 Contributo in volume (Capitolo o Saggio)|