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entrepreneurship

Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The art or science of innovation and risk-taking for profit in business.
  • n. The quality of being an entrepreneur.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. the activity of organizing, managing, and assuming the risks of a business enterprise.

Etymologies

From entrepreneur +‎ -ship. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • • The second one is because of the term entrepreneurship, which is derived from the French verb entreprendre and appeared in the French language as early as the Middle Ages.

    The Austrian Economists:

  • The word entrepreneurship was used only once in his big Georgetown speech on the economy in April 2009 and rarely thereafter.

    THE PROMISE

  • Before I got to Stanford, I didn't really know what the word entrepreneurship meant.

  • Given that the term "entrepreneurship" has achieved cult status in policy speeches, I was disappointed at our leaders' superficiality and misconceptions, and its de facto low priority.

    Forbes.com: News

  • In practice, that kind of entrepreneurship is not mobile at all.

    Four Months Later

  • No one mentions the word entrepreneurship despite the fact that the only net new jobs being created in the US are from new businesses.

    Amy Rosen: Davos 2011: Seeding the Entrepreneurial Mindset

  • A one-for-one initiative may require investing time and money to make consumers aware it exists, says Tom Lumpkin, chair in entrepreneurship at Syracuse University.

    In Toms' Shoes: Start-Ups Copy 'One-for-One' Model

  • The social and economic infrastructure for social entrepreneurship is quickly developing, involving some of the most sophisticated financial institutions in the world.

    How Social Entrepreneurs Heal The World's Wounds

  • If Chinese entrepreneurship is fake or illusory -- then what explains the fact that Chinese goods have taken quality conscious western markets by storm?

    Indian Entrepreneurship Trumps Chinese

  • Chicago entrepreneurship is converging some powerful forces for political reform in Chicago: Early and Often.

    Sally Duros: Voting Early and Often Could Be a Good Thing

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