Entrepreneurship and Small Business Research Institute
– Disseminates knowledge on entrepreneurship, innovation and small business
citatESBRI has distinguished itself globally as one of the leading centers for thought leadership in contemporary entrepreneurship research and policymaking."
Professor Jerome Katz, Saint Louis University, USA

The Diana project


Diana was a heroic woman, a huntress. Women seeking capital are hunters rather than gatherers. They are hunting for capital in a traditionally male-dominated arena.

The Diana Project was established in 1999 to raise awareness and expectations of women business owners regarding the growth of their firms. The research consortium involves five project partners:

In 2007 the researchers behind the Diana Project won the "Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research", formerly known as the "FSF-NUTEK Award".

Candida Brush, Babson College
E-post cbrush@babson.edu

Nancy M. Carter, Catalyst, Inc.
E-post ncarter@catalystwomen.org

Elizabeth J. Gatewood, Wake Forest University
E-post gatewoej@wfu.edu

Patricia G. Greene, Babson College
E-post greene@babson.edu

Myra M. Hart, Harvard Business School
E-post mhart@hbs.edu