The Business Gestation Process of Novice, Serial, and Parallel Business Founders

@article{Alsos1998TheBG,
  title={The Business Gestation Process of Novice, Serial, and Parallel Business Founders},
  author={G. A. Alsos and L. Kolvereid},
  journal={Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice},
  year={1998},
  volume={22},
  pages={101 - 114}
}
This article explores the new business gestation process among three types of entrepreneurs: novice founders, serial founders (i.e., those individuals who have previously owned a business but sold it or closed it down), and parallel founders (i.e., those individuals who own at least one business while trying to start another). Founders were identified from a random sample of 9,533 Norwegian adults. Data were collected during 1996. One hundred and sixty respondents were classified as nascent… Expand
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