Student Start-Ups

Student Start-Ups

The New Landscape of Academic Entrepreneurship

Mike Wright, Philippe Mustar, Donald Siegel


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There has been a substantial rise in the number of entrepreneurship courses and programs at colleges and universities. Despite the rapid rise of undergraduate entrepreneurship, there have been few academic studies of this phenomenon. Little is known about the antecedents and consequences of these activities. Student Start-Ups: The New Landscape of Academic Entrepreneurship is the first book of its kind on student entrepreneurship. It sets out to provide a structured approach to understanding the development of the phenomenon by synthesizing and offering the best available quantitative data and new case studies from a range of countries and universities. In doing so, they present the evolution of different models of student entrepreneurship with insights and implications for practice, policy and research.

  • The Growing Phenomenon of Student Entrepreneurship
  • Models for Managing Student Entrepreneurship Activities
  • Entrepreneurship Education
  • Financing Student Startups: The Diverse Funding Landscape
  • Student Startups and the Changing Context of Academic Entrepreneurship
  • Universities and Student Entrepreneurs: Managerial and Policy Recommendations

Readership: Students, Professionals, General Public interested in knowing about student entrepreneurship and startups.Student Startups;Student Entrepreneurs;Academic Entrepreneurship;Entrepreneurship Activities;Entrepreneurship Education0Key Features:
  • First book on student entrepreneurship
  • Contains novel, global empirical evidence and policy insights on this rapidly growing important phenomenon