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Entrepreneurship in Innovation Ecosystems: Entrepreneurs' Self-Regulatory Processes and Their Implications for New Venture Success

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  • Satish Nambisan,

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    1. Sheldon B. Lubar School of Business, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI, USA
      Satish Nambisan, tel.: (414) 229-6865; e-mail: nambisan@uwm.edu, and to Robert A. Baron at robert.baron@okstatem.edu.
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  • Robert A. Baron

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    1. Spears School of Business, School of Entrepreneurship, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK, USA
      Satish Nambisan, tel.: (414) 229-6865; e-mail: nambisan@uwm.edu, and to Robert A. Baron at robert.baron@okstatem.edu.
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Satish Nambisan, tel.: (414) 229-6865; e-mail: nambisan@uwm.edu, and to Robert A. Baron at robert.baron@okstatem.edu.

Abstract

Innovation ecosystems have emerged as an important context for entrepreneurship. Ecosystem entrepreneurs, however, face a unique set of challenges associated with the need to balance the goals and priorities set by the ecosystem leader with the goals and priorities of the new venture. We focus on ecosystem entrepreneurs' self-regulatory processes and the potential role of these processes in entrepreneurs' efforts to successfully balance requirements set by the ecosystem leader with the goals of their own ventures.

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