Essays about: "Female Entrepreneurship"

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  1. 1. Female Entrepreneurial Motivation in Urban and Rural Kenya - A qualitative study examining the differences in female entrepreneurial motivation in urban and rural areas in Kenya

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för företagande och ledning; Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för marknadsföring och strategi

    Author : Anna Nelson; Viktoria Serreau; [2019]
    Keywords : female entrepreneurship; entrepreneurial motivation; Kenyan entrepreneurship; female entrepreneurial intention; Theory of Planned Behaviour;

    Abstract : Female entrepreneurship has for a long time been proven to be a driving factor of economic development, especially in developing countries such as Kenya. Moreover, economic development can be further enhanced by reducing urban and rural disparities in entrepreneurial opportunities in order to liberate the full potential productivity in all areas. READ MORE

  2. 2. Opposites Attract: Experimental evidence on the effects of gender in venture capitalists' investment decision-making

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för företagande och ledning

    Author : Marianne Österlund; Niklas Ersson; [2019]
    Keywords : Venture Capital; Entrepreneurship; Gender; Homophily; Tokenism;

    Abstract : Female founders are known to raise less venture funding than their male counterparts. The conventional argument is that an increase of women in investment committees would increase the capital allocated to female founders. However, the female venture capitalists' willingness to invest in female founders remain untested. READ MORE

  3. 3. It is obvious that they are not afraid of what this might do : A Qualitative Minor Field Study of International Female Entrepreneurs in Thailand

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för marknadsföring (MF); Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för marknadsföring (MF)

    Author : Michelle Crambé Lundh; Nellie Wedin; [2019]
    Keywords : Female Entrepreneurship; Thailand; SME;

    Abstract : For as long as internationalization has been a research topic, the risks surrounding it has been discussed. Several theories have emerged concerning how to go about international business, which entry modes and strategies to use as well as which markets to enter and at which pace - everything in order to reduce the risks of business failure. READ MORE

  4. 4. Motivational Factors That Drive Russian Women Towards Entrepreneurship

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för organisation och entreprenörskap (OE); Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för organisation och entreprenörskap (OE)

    Author : Iana Sibiriakova; Nikita Lutokhin; [2019]
    Keywords : Female entrepreneurship; Women entrepreneurship; Motivation; Gender; Self-employment; Drivers; Female entrepreneurship in Russia; Women entrepreneurship in Russia;

    Abstract : Purpose – The purpose of this master thesis is to offer a number of illustrations of Russian female entrepreneurs in order to identify potential motivational factors that make Russian women launch their own business start-ups. Design/methodology/approach – The qualitative research method is applied within the master thesis based on information received from secondary (case studies) and primary (semi-structured interviews) data collection methods. READ MORE

  5. 5. Influential factors and motivations for female entrepreneurs in China : A case study of twelve female entrepreneurs

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen; Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Zhang Xuan; Zhang Xuemei; [2019]
    Keywords : female entrepreneurship; Chinese women; motivation; influential factors; social capital; human capital;

    Abstract : Abstract Background: Female entrepreneurship in China is a practice which scholars have explored severally in recent years. Just as many Asian countries, the role of Chinese women has been undermined for a longer period. However, the 20 th century marked a positive turn in Chinese culture. READ MORE