Vincent Lefebvre

Authors – E10 – Dianne H.B. Welsh – How much do network support and managerial skills affect women’s entrepreneurial success? The overlooked role of country economic development

Authors – E9 – David Pickernell – Innovation and the knowledge-base for entrepreneurship: investigating SME innovation across European regions using fsQCA

Using a 2019 data set, 236 regions across 26 European countries are investigated, focusing on four, interlinked, conditions of potential relevance to SME innovation, specifically measures focused on levels of human capital, internal firm innovation, innovation collaborations and broader knowledge collaborations between public and private sectors.

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Editors – E3 – Maura Mc Adam – Associate-Editor

Maura is a full Professor of Management and the first Director of Entrepreneurship at Dublin City University.

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Authors – E8 – Lydia Canovas-Saiz – A quantitative-based model to assess seed accelerators’ performance

Seed accelerators are a new generation of business incubators. While the number of seed accelerators worldwide has grown exponentially, there is as yet no consensus on how to measure and analyse their performance.

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Editors – E2 – Sarah Jack – Associate-Editor

Associate editor of Entrepreneurship & Regional Development, Sarah Jack is the Jacob and Marcus Wallenberg Professor of Innovative and Sustainable Business Development at the House of Innovation, Stockholm School of Economics and Professor of Entrepreneurship (part time) at Lancaster University Management School.

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Authors – E7 – Stephen B. Adams – From orchards to chips: Silicon Valley’s evolving entrepreneurial ecosystem

The initial development of Silicon Valley and its indigenous start-ups relied on various endowments, including abundant resources and a set of institutions and know-how inherited from previous industrial activity.

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Authors – E6 – Roman Martin – When regional meets global: exploring the nature of global innovation networks in the video game industry in Southern Sweden

For firms in symbolic (creative) industries, the region is usually seen as the main arena for knowledge sourcing and exchange. Why and how these firms use global innovation networks remains however poorly understood.

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Authors – E5 – Paul Ryan – The role of MNEs in the genesis and growth of a resilient entrepreneurial ecosystem

This article reports on a longitudinal process study of the critical role of anchor MNEs in the metamorphosis of a high-tech industrial cluster into a local entrepreneurial ecosystem.

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Authors – E4 – Aki Harima – The injection of resources by transnational entrepreneurs: towards a model of the early evolution of an entrepreneurial ecosystem

Despite its rapid proliferation, the extant literature on entrepreneurial ecosystems has not paid sufficient attention to the evolutionary nature of entrepreneurial ecosystems, mainly on account of the prevailing structuralist approaches in previous research.

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Authors – E3 – Allan O’Connor – Time and the dynamics of entrepreneurial ecosystems

In this article, we are primarily concerned with the influence and role of time on an entrepreneurial ecosystem (EE). Hence, the dynamics incorporated into the conception of the EE comes into focus.

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