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Strategic Alliances Between Banks And Fintechs For Digital Innovation: Motives To Collaborate And Types Of Interaction, Milan Frederik Klus, Todor Stefan Lohwasser, Friedrich Holotiuk, Jürgen Moormann 2019 University of Muenster

Strategic Alliances Between Banks And Fintechs For Digital Innovation: Motives To Collaborate And Types Of Interaction, Milan Frederik Klus, Todor Stefan Lohwasser, Friedrich Holotiuk, Jürgen Moormann

The Journal of Entrepreneurial Finance

In times of digitalization, established firms operating in the financial services sector increasingly form alliances with start-up companies to satisfy the customers´ demand for rapid innovation and cope with the growing dynamics of markets. Technology-enabled innovation challenges traditional business models of incumbent institutions (e.g., banks) and requires them to adapt swiftly to the needs of the digital age. However, young firms providing technological solutions for the financial services industry (fintechs) also face difficulties, such as meeting regulatory requirements and winning the trust of potential customers. To compensate for these shortcomings and to exploit synergies, banks and fintechs are increasingly ...


Development Finance Institutions As Tools For Foreign Aid Distribution: A Comparative Analysis Of The Overseas Private Investment Corporation, Findev Canada And Deutsche Investitions – Und Entwicklungsgesellschaft, Kamal Mann 2019 University of Windsor

Development Finance Institutions As Tools For Foreign Aid Distribution: A Comparative Analysis Of The Overseas Private Investment Corporation, Findev Canada And Deutsche Investitions – Und Entwicklungsgesellschaft, Kamal Mann

Major Papers

An understanding of how foreign aid has changed requires a thorough examination of the efforts taken in aid to address the widening finance gap in development, alongside the often-contested issue of aid effectiveness. This is particularly the case when looking at how aid should be paid for. Yet the question of how to best program and deliver foreign aid remains unanswered.

Aid remains one of the largest aspects of international transfers of resources that occur in the world, as such it is important to study it. The rise of Development Finance Institutions, which are publicly owned, private lending institutions helps ...


Access To Justice Meets Opportunity: Reverse Auction Ventures As A Possible Solution To The Unaffordability Of Personal Plight Legal Services And Oversupply Of Lawyers, Shawn P. Quigg 2019 University of Windsor

Access To Justice Meets Opportunity: Reverse Auction Ventures As A Possible Solution To The Unaffordability Of Personal Plight Legal Services And Oversupply Of Lawyers, Shawn P. Quigg

Major Papers

Individuals who experience personal plight legal issues face several barriers to justice. Low- and medium-income earners are especially disadvantaged, given the high financial, temporal, and emotional costs associated with accessing justice. Simultaneously, law schools are graduating more law students than jobs available. The imbalance leaves many young lawyers, with mounting debt, no means with which to pay off the debt. The purpose of this study is to assess the viability of a legal services reverse auction platform as a solution to the access to justice and lawyer oversupply problems.

The feasibility study examines the characteristics of the business models of ...


Innovation Agents, Mirit Eyal-Cohen 2019 University of Alabama School of Law

Innovation Agents, Mirit Eyal-Cohen

Washington and Lee Law Review

The standard narrative of entrepreneurship is one of self-employed creative individuals working out of their garage or independently owned start-up companies. Intrapreneurship— where employees are responsible for being alert to new opportunities inside firms—is another model for developing innovations. Relatively little is known, however, about the latter process through which large, complex firms engage in groundbreaking corporate entrepreneurship.

This Article’s focus is on these types of innovation agents. It provides a thorough account of the positive and negative spillovers of intrapreneurial firms while making the following key points: First, intrapreneurial companies utilize their economies of scale, scope, and ...


Empowering Female Entrepreneurs Through Mentorship In Medellin, Colombia: Results From The Field, Theresa Solenski 2019 The University of San Francisco

Empowering Female Entrepreneurs Through Mentorship In Medellin, Colombia: Results From The Field, Theresa Solenski

Master's Theses

Utilizing the power of local knowledge and peer networking, this study attempts to quantify the impacts of mentorship among female micro-entrepreneurs in Medellin, Colombia on empowerment. Developing countries such as Colombia have disproportionately high rates of unprofitable micro-businesses, many of which are managed by women. Internal constraints, such as disempowerment, play a central role in perpetuating poverty. We implement a 6-month mentoring intervention by pairing 18 successful entrepreneurs with 52 disadvantaged female, micro-entrepreneurs in Medellin, Colombia to measure the additional benefit of localized knowledge to micro-borrowers. Using a process of random assignment, I measure the change in female empowerment, measured ...


Preventative Approaches For Tackling Undeclared Work, Focusing Upon Tax Rebates And Notification Letters: Learning Resource Paper For The European Platform Tackling Undeclared Work Seminar, Colin C. Williams 2019 University of Sheffield

Preventative Approaches For Tackling Undeclared Work, Focusing Upon Tax Rebates And Notification Letters: Learning Resource Paper For The European Platform Tackling Undeclared Work Seminar, Colin C. Williams

Colin C Williams

Ÿ  Effective preventative approaches are long-term, tailored strategies. Over time, they can trigger behavioural change to declare work and increase trust in institutions. Preventative strategies should combine a range of measures and must be regularly tested, evaluated and adapted according to the results. Pilot schemes can be used to find effective ways to tailor approaches to the national context and culture. However, preventative approaches and deterrence approaches are complementary. Both can be used to tackle undeclared work.
Ÿ  Moving towards preventative measures requires a change of strategy of the role of enforcement institutions. A preventative approach requires support of all relevant institutional ...


Dare To Venture: Data Science Perspective On Crowdfunding, Ruhaab Markas, Yisha Wang 2019 Southern Methodist University

Dare To Venture: Data Science Perspective On Crowdfunding, Ruhaab Markas, Yisha Wang

SMU Data Science Review

Crowdfunding is an emerging segment of the financial sectors. Entrepreneurs are now able to seek funds from the online community through the use of online crowdfunding platforms. Entrepreneurs seek to understand attributes that play into a successful crowdfunding project (commonly known as campaign). In this paper we seek so understand the field of crowdfunding and various factors that contribute to the success of a campaign. We aim to use traditional modeling techniques to predict successful campaigns for Kickstarter. We find emerging field of crowdfunding has many nuances due to various funding methods of online platforms. The importance of having relevant ...


Feasibility Of Custom Aquaponics For Home Use, Jesse Blanchard 2019 University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

Feasibility Of Custom Aquaponics For Home Use, Jesse Blanchard

Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness Undergraduate Honors Theses

The primary goal of this research is to access the feasibility of implementing and operating small scale aquaponic systems in a home setting to serve as a means of producing high quality fresh produce and fish protein to supplement similar store-bought products. Factors such as system cost, skill level and management requirements will be addressed alongside customizable, educational and sustainable aspects of aquaponic systems to determine whether home aquaponic systems are a feasible option for the home grower. To elaborate, feasibility in this research will refer to both economic costs relative to costs of the system. Outlined in this short ...


Accelerators: Their Fit In The Entrepreneurship Ecosystem And Their Cohort Selection Challenges, Shu Yang 2019 The Graduate Center, City University of New York

Accelerators: Their Fit In The Entrepreneurship Ecosystem And Their Cohort Selection Challenges, Shu Yang

All Dissertations, Theses, and Capstone Projects

The entrepreneurial financing landscape has drastically evolved over the past two decades with many of the new entrants (e.g., crowdfunders, accelerators, incubators, etc) rapidly rising to prominence (Block et al., 2016). Evolving from the incubator model, startup accelerators have similarly gained traction over the past decade (Pauwels, Clarysse, Wright, & Van Hove, 2016). While the number of published articles focusing on accelerators has been growing, extant research has yet to clearly delineate the accelerator phenomena conceptually and more importantly, empirically examine its selection mechanism. This dissertation addresses this gap and is composed of two parts. In the first part, I ...


One Shot Pub: A Business Plan, Ben Dale 2019 University of Tennessee, Knoxville

One Shot Pub: A Business Plan, Ben Dale

Chancellor’s Honors Program Projects

No abstract provided.


Meg Hutchinson Business Plan- Flo+Co., Margaret E. Hutchinson 2019 University Of Tennessee Knoxville

Meg Hutchinson Business Plan- Flo+Co., Margaret E. Hutchinson

Chancellor’s Honors Program Projects

No abstract provided.


Yes, We Can Brewing Company, Madison Hailey Murphy 2019 University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Yes, We Can Brewing Company, Madison Hailey Murphy

Chancellor’s Honors Program Projects

No abstract provided.


A Recipe For Success: Asia's F&B Franchising, Kek Sin Koh 2019 Singapore Management University

A Recipe For Success: Asia's F&B Franchising, Kek Sin Koh

Asian Management Insights

Asian food and beverage (F&B) brands are exploding in popularity all over the world. Since 1999, Asian fast food restaurants have grown by 500 percent globally, making it the single fastest-growing food category, outstripping the growth of the next four, i.e. Middle Eastern, Chicken, Pizza, and Latin.1 At the same time, there is a huge opportunity for F&B franchising in Asia Pacific—over the past decade, the sector has flourished with the entry and expansion of both international and Asian brands, and in 2016, the restaurant industry in this region was estimated to be worth some ...


Against All Odds, William Heinecke 2019 Singapore Management University

Against All Odds, William Heinecke

Asian Management Insights

William Heinecke, the founder and Chairman of Minor International, a Bangkok-based multinational company operating in hospitality, restaurants and lifestyle brands distribution, shares his journey as an American-born Thai businessman and serial entrepreneur.


Family Togetherness, Navneet Bhatnagar 2019 Singapore Management University

Family Togetherness, Navneet Bhatnagar

Asian Management Insights

Family-controlled businesses are the dominant form of business organisation across the world, and particularly so in many Asian countries. A major challenge that family businesses face is the lack of togetherness or cohesion among the members of the owner family, especially across generations. This often leads to confusion, differences and confl icts within the family and poses a serious threat to the sustained growth and long-term survival of the business. Lack of family togetherness also puts the founder’s legacy at risk. Breakups and splits in large business families have the potential to create macro-level disturbances, especially given their massive ...


Entrepreneurship, Angela McArdle 2019 Carroll College

Entrepreneurship, Angela Mcardle

Carroll College Student Undergraduate Research Festival

Local Interior Design Firm Business Plan


Lifeboard, Diego Carbone 2019 Carroll College

Lifeboard, Diego Carbone

Carroll College Student Undergraduate Research Festival

Students will give a short presentation on their entrepreneurial plan. Professor Annette Ryerson will be moderating the session. When the students have completed their presentations (25 minutes) a question and answer session will be held for the remainder of the time.


Big Dipper Bozeman, Jake Ackeret 2019 Carroll College

Big Dipper Bozeman, Jake Ackeret

Carroll College Student Undergraduate Research Festival

Students will give a short presentation on their entrepreneurial plan. Professor Annette Ryerson will be moderating the session. When the students have completed their presentations (25 minutes) a question and answer session will be held for the remainder of the time.


Influence Of Business Information Use On Performance Of Small And Medium Enterprises In Port-Harcourt Nigeria., okoro obinna Jeremiah, Yacob Haliso, Otuza Evans Chima 2019 Babcock University, Ilishan-Remo, Ogun State

Influence Of Business Information Use On Performance Of Small And Medium Enterprises In Port-Harcourt Nigeria., Okoro Obinna Jeremiah, Yacob Haliso, Otuza Evans Chima

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Abstract

At the center of any economy lies the contributions of the SMEs. It is documented that the economic growth experienced in the developed countries of the world can be attributed largely to the contributions of the SME sector. Unfortunately in Nigeria, research has shown the performance of SMEs to be low especially in Port-Harcourt. This study examined by analyzing the influence of business information use on performance of Small and Medium Enterprises in Port-Harcourt Nigeria. Data collection was done by the use of a self-structured questionnaire. Four hundred and forty eight (448) copies of questionnaires were distributed to proprietors ...


Book Review: Seeds Of Greatness By Denis Waitley, Jennifer Maynard 2019 Brigham Young University

Book Review: Seeds Of Greatness By Denis Waitley, Jennifer Maynard

Marriott Student Review

Book review of Seeds of Greatness by Denis Waitley, personal anecdotes and summaries of research on the secrets to success in life and in the business world.


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