GEM Global Entrepreneurship Monitor - News Latest news http://www.gemconsortium.org/news?utm_source=zest&utm_medium=rss Mon, 15 Dec 2014 16:30:52 +0000 Women Entrepreneurs in Ecosystems: Diana International Research Conference 2015 <p> <img alt="" height="214" src="http://www.esbri.se/images/logga-diana.gif" width="178" /></p> <p> <strong>Babson College, Wellesley, MA, June 8-9, 2015</strong></p> <p> <strong>*Submission Deadline Extended to Dec. 31, 2014*</strong></p> <p> Established in 1999 by Professors Brush, Carter, Gatewood, Greene and Hart - in partnership with ESBRI, Stockholm - the Diana Research Project has led the research agenda in women&rsquo;s entrepreneurship across continents, cultures and contexts. </p> <p> Over the years, Diana conferences have brought together scholars from 16 different countries worldwide, providing a platform to share a global research agenda dedicated to asking and answering questions about women entrepreneurs and their growth-oriented businesses. </p> <p> For the first time, the 8th Diana International Conference will be held in the US at Babson College. This conference will be hosted by Professor Candida Brush, Professor Patricia Greene and Professor Susan Duffy, co-chairs of the event. <br /> <br /> We invite papers that broadly fit with the overarching theme of impact, and seek contributions based on rigorous research that explores the impact of women&rsquo;s entrepreneurship in ecosystems, as well as the influences of ecosystem factors on women entrepreneurs. Papers exploring all levels of ecosystems, the macro, meso or micro levels, as well as ecosystem factors including resources, culture,&#8230; 1 http://www.gemconsortium.org/news/797/women-entrepreneurs-in-ecosystems:-diana-international-research-conference-2015?utm_source=zest&utm_medium=rss Mon, 10 Nov 2014 10:37:00 +0000 GEM Vietnam Launches Annual Business Index <p> The GEM team at the&nbsp;Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry recently launched an &#39;Annual Business Index&#39; for the country based on information from the GEM National Experts Survey.</p> <p> The results highlight two major challenges in enhancing entrepreneurship in the country: improving access to credit and aligning technical and vocational education with the needs of the private sector.</p> <p> See the video below for more information.</p> <p> <iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/Kuk44Opb7ZY" width="440"></iframe></p> <p> &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;<a href="http://gemconsortium.org/docs/download/3338" target="_blank"><img alt="" height="284" src="/assets/uploads/x1415615680Untitled.jpg" width="200" /><br /> </a></p> 1 http://www.gemconsortium.org/news/796/gem-vietnam-launches-annual-business-index?utm_source=zest&utm_medium=rss Thu, 12 Jun 2014 18:04:18 +0100 GEM Chile National Report Launch <img src="http://gemdev.s3.amazonaws.com/c2544be39ca2ae24bb054041b0c13ad4.jpg" alt="" width="250" height="150" class=""/><br/><p> The 11th version of GEM Chile Report was presented by the Minister of Economy, Luis Felipe C&eacute;spedes.</p> <p> The report prepared by the Universidad del Desarrollo, School of Business and Economics -released on 5th June, was commented by the Minister of Economy, Luis Felipe C&eacute;spedes, who referred to the policies of the new government in favour of entrepreneurship.</p> <p> According to the study, Chile has excelled in areas related to public policies and programs for entrepreneurship and in this sense, is above the average of OECD countries. In this regard, Jos&eacute; Ernesto Amor&oacute;s, Director of GEM Project Chile, said - &quot; in recent years has consolidated a series of public programs that have aimed to strengthen the development of an important entrepreneurial ecosystem in&nbsp;<span style="font-size: 12px;">Chile. This joined with our society increasingly valuation to the entrepreneurs and their activities.&quot;</span></p> <p> One of the main figures estimated according to GEM&acute;s methodology for the 2013 is that in Chile 24.3 % of the adult population between 18 and 64 years is considered an early-stage entrepreneur and 11.6% an established one. --&quot;These data demonstrate that entrepreneurial activity in our country continues rising&quot;-- Amor&oacute;s said.</p> <p> With regard to the entrepreneur&rsquo;s motivations, the&#8230; 1 http://www.gemconsortium.org/news/795/gem-chile-national-report-launch?utm_source=zest&utm_medium=rss Thu, 12 Jun 2014 11:12:02 +0100 Entrepreneurship Positions at Babson College <p> Babson College are seeking applications for several positions in the Entrepreneurship Division.&nbsp;</p> <p> Click the links below for more information.</p> <p> <a href="http://gemconsortium.org/assets/uploads/1402567843Tenure_Track_Positions.pdf" target="_blank">Tenure Track Positions in Entrepreneurship</a></p> <p> <a href="http://gemconsortium.org/assets/uploads/1402567712Bertarelli.pdf" target="_blank">Bertarelli Foundation Distinguished Professor of Family Entrepreneurship</a></p> 1 http://www.gemconsortium.org/news/794/entrepreneurship-positions-at-babson-college?utm_source=zest&utm_medium=rss Tue, 13 May 2014 12:56:03 +0100 Posición de Profesor en Emprendimiento Facultad de Economía y Negocios, La Universidad del Desarrollo, UDD, Santiago de Chile <img src="http://gemdev.s3.amazonaws.com/e454d1c779a7e0d9b9cd72aaf20aa721.jpg" alt="" width="250" height="150" class=""/><br/><p> La Universidad del Desarrollo, UDD, Santiago de Chile, requiere incorporar nuevos miembros en su cuerpo docente como profesores asociados (o superior) con una s&oacute;lida formaci&oacute;n en emprendimiento y gesti&oacute;n. La posici&oacute;n de profesor es a tiempo completo en la Facultad de Econom&iacute;a y Negocios, FEN, y deber&aacute; se cubierta en septiembre del a&ntilde;o 2014 hasta enero del 2015. El candidato seleccionado deber&aacute; contribuir a la Facultad con un programa de investigaci&oacute;n activa. Al mismo tiempo se espera que desempe&ntilde;e labores docentes tanto en los cursos de postgrado (MBA) como en los de pregrado (Ingenier&iacute;a Comercial). <br /> <br /> La UDD es conocida no s&oacute;lo por su excelencia acad&eacute;mica, sino tambi&eacute;n por su sello emprendedor. Esta caracter&iacute;stica le ha valido un lugar de privilegio en la educaci&oacute;n superior en Chile y Am&eacute;rica Latina a tan s&oacute;lo 25 a&ntilde;os desde su fundaci&oacute;n. ?El esp&iacute;ritu emprendedor es una caracter&iacute;stica que distingue a sus estudiantes y profesores. Esto crea un ambiente interactivo y din&aacute;mico en el campus, donde la innovaci&oacute;n y las nuevas ideas son constantes.<br /> <br /> La FEN (http:// http://negocios.udd.cl) tiene un firme compromiso para intensificar su actividad investigadora y docente en torno a la iniciativa emprendedora. Esto se&#8230; 1 http://www.gemconsortium.org/news/793/posición-de-profesor-en-emprendimiento-facultad-de-economía-y-negocios,-la-universidad-del-desarrollo,-udd,-santiago-de-chile?utm_source=zest&utm_medium=rss