Digital Entrepreneurship and Its Sociomaterial Enactment

  title={Digital Entrepreneurship and Its Sociomaterial Enactment},
  author={Elizabeth J. Davidson and Emmanuelle Vaast},
  journal={2010 43rd Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences},
  • E. Davidson, E. Vaast
  • Published 5 January 2010
  • Business
  • 2010 43rd Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
This paper asks: "How can we better understand the nature of entrepreneurship in the digital economy?" It posits the following arguments. First, entrepreneurship in the digital economy entails three distinct, yet interrelated, types of opportunities: business, knowledge and institutional. The knowledge intensive and disruptive nature of IT requires entrepreneurs to engage in each form of entrepreneurial practice to create sustainable ventures. Second, entrepreneurial practices in the digital… 

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