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  • David Scharfstein, Jason Breen, +4 authors Oguzhan Ozbas
  • 1986
This paper examines the factors that lead to the creation of venture capital-backed entrepreneurs, a process we term “entrepreneurial spawning.” We contrast two alternative views of the spawning process. In one view, employees of established firms are trained and conditioned to be entrepreneurs by being exposed to the entrepreneurial process and by working(More)
We examine two views of the creation of venture-backed start-ups, or “entrepreneurial spawning.” In one, young firms prepare employees for entrepreneurship, educating them about the process, and exposing them to relevant networks. In the other, individuals become entrepreneurs when large bureaucratic employers do not fund their ideas. Controlling for firm(More)
This article reviews the research literature on teaching and supporting purpose in adolescence and young adulthood. An extensive search revealed that most studies on youth purpose examine psychological correlates and neglect instructional and social supports. School is an effective context for fostering purpose, yet reported approaches for explicitly(More)
In order to enhance participation in computer science for girls of color, this study examines the outcomes of a rigorous out-of-school culturally relevant computer science intervention designed to engage underrepresented students in computing. Findings demonstrated that within-race gender differences exist in early interest in computing. Female students of(More)
This paper examines the factors that lead to the creation of venture capital backed startups, a process we term “entrepreneurial spawning.” We investigate two views of the spawning process. In one view, young firms prepare their employees to be entrepreneurs by educating them about the entrepreneurial process and exposing them to a network of entrepreneurs(More)
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