Entrepreneurship and Small Business Research Institute
– Disseminates knowledge on entrepreneurship, innovation and small business
citatESBRI helped to bring an international dialogue about entrepreneurship scholarship to the forefront among academics, public policy makers and entrepreneurs."
Professor Bill Gartner, Clemson University, USA
What Entrepreneurs and Angels Should Do <i>Before</i> They Dance

What Entrepreneurs and Angels Should Do Before They Dance

1. Come up with a great “idea”. 2. Write a great business plan. 3. Raise capital from angels or VCs. 4. Flawlessly execute the plan. 5. Get rich! This is a widely accepted notion in entrepreneurial circles – but to tell the truth, this is a very rare pattern. “The vast majority of successful businesses don’t ever raise venture capital. And angels who make money don’t invest this way either”, says Professor John Mullins, London Business School. During his lecture on January 28, he will tell us how companies like Microsoft, Dell and Banana Republic got their seed and growth money from customers, rather than from investors. Read more
Travel grants to the best innovation theses

Travel grants to the best innovation theses

Born Globals, new technology development, sustainable entrepreneurship, and intrapreneurship. These are the subjects of the winning theses in ESBRI's and VINNOVA's thesis competition – Nytt&Nyttigt. In 2013-2014, 77 theses from 18 Swedish universities competed. The winners were announced on December 2, and will receive travel grants. The total amount is SEK 70 000. Read more
Movieclips from Sweden-U.S. Entrepreneurial Forum 2014

Movieclips from Sweden-U.S. Entrepreneurial Forum 2014

Did you miss the Sweden-U.S. Entrepeneurial Forum? Now you can watch movie clips from this year's forum. Read more
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From Research to Business

From Research to Business is a course for PhD-students and post docs on how to commercialize research. At the end of the course the participants will have gained both knowledge and experience on how to identify and assess possibilities in commercializing research. Read more
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Lectures

Since the fall of 1997, ESBRI arranges an open lecture series in Stockholm. We call it "Estrad - Open Lectures on Entrepreneurship and Small Business". At Estrad current research is in focus. Read more

Entrepreneurship, innovation & small business

ESBRI disseminates knowledge on innovation, small business and entrepreneurship. Read more
Conferences
DRUID Academy Conference 2015
January 21-23, 2015 in Aalborg, Denmark. Website
USASBE 2015 Conference
January 22-25, 2015 in Tampa, USA. Website
2015 ACERE Conference
February 3-6, 2015 in Adelaide, Australia. Website
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Web-TV

On ESBRI's web-TV you can watch lectures, interviews and other video clips on entrepreneurship, innovation and small business. Read more