Entrepreneurship and Small Business Research Institute
– Disseminates knowledge on entrepreneurship, innovation and small business
citatI found that my involvement in ESBRI helped me to see how academic ideas can be thoughtfully transformed into useful policy and practice."
Professor Bill Gartner, Clemson 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