Hybrid Entrepreneurship

14 Jul 2010 Sandeep Mehta

Management Science has an interesting paper on Hybrid Entrepreneurship with empirical data that a large fraction of entrepreneurs start off in a hybrid mode – keep the day job will working on a new venture:

In contrast to previous efforts to model an individual’s movement from wage work into entrepreneurship, we consider that individuals might transition incrementally by retaining their wage job while entering into self-employment. We show that these hybrid entrepreneurs represent a significant share of all entrepreneurial activity.

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