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Advances in Entrepreneurship, Firm Emergence and Growth

ISSN: 1074-7540
Series editor(s): Professor Jerome Katz and Professor Andrew C. Corbett

Subject Area: Enterprise and Innovation

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Human Capital and Hybrid Ventures


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Title:Human Capital and Hybrid Ventures
Author(s):Moriah Meyskens, I. Elaine Allen, Candida G. Brush
Volume:13 Editor(s): G.T. Lumpkin, Jerome A. Katz ISBN: 978-1-78052-072-8 eISBN: 978-1-78052-073-5
Citation:Moriah Meyskens, I. Elaine Allen, Candida G. Brush (2011), Human Capital and Hybrid Ventures, in G.T. Lumpkin, Jerome A. Katz (ed.) Social and Sustainable Entrepreneurship (Advances in Entrepreneurship, Firm Emergence and Growth, Volume 13), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, pp.51-72
DOI:10.1108/S1074-7540(2011)0000013007 (Permanent URL)
Publisher:Emerald Group Publishing Limited
Article type:Chapter Item
Abstract:This study builds on an existing framework for hybrid ventures, those that emphasize both social and economic goals and outcomes. We examine the relationship between human capital characteristics and hybrid ventures. The sample is drawn from the 2008 and 2009 US Global Entrepreneurship Monitor dataset. Our findings suggest that start-up traditional ventures are characterized by entrepreneurs with previous work experience, that females are more likely to lead an established hybrid venture, and that there is a u-shaped relationship with regard to age in start-up hybrid ventures. The findings also suggest that all entrepreneurial ventures exhibit some degree of hybridness.

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