Deborah L.'s Feed
Oct 6, 2011
Oct 5, 2011
Oct 5, 2011
Oct 4, 2011
Oct 1, 2011
Sep 29, 2011
Sep 29, 2011
Sep 29, 2011
Sep 29, 2011
via Entrepreneurial

Entrepreneurship a “series of failures”: Babson study

Photo

Failure shouldn’t be a dirty word for entrepreneurs.

That’s one of several new findings by Babson College, in collaboration with The Business Innovation Factory, a nonprofit research group, as part of an in-depth look at American entrepreneurs and their attitudes toward business.

“We found that entrepreneurship is just a series of failures,” said Heidi Neck, an associate professor of entrepreneurship and director of the Entrepreneur Experience Lab at the Boston area college, which is known for entrepreneurial studies.

Sep 28, 2011
    • About Deborah L.

      "Deborah Cohen writes a weekly column on small business for Reuters.com. Small business coverage is a big change for Deborah, a former staff writer with Reuters, Crain’s Chicago Business, Bloomberg News and the Post-Tribune in Gary, Ind., whose prior beats focused on large public companies in the fast-food, telecommunications and advertising industries. She has written for Business Week's Chicago edition, the American Bar Association's ABA Journal, Indianapolis Monthly magazine, QSR magazine, Forward magazine, and Bloomberg magazine, among other publications."
    • More from Deborah L.

    • Follow Deborah L.