ACORN:
Entrepreneurial Narrative and History

edited by William B. Gartner

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ACORN: Entrepreneurial Narrative and History, edited by William B. Gartner (Clemson University, 2009), vi +168 pp. Paper. ISBN 978-0-9842598-2-3

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About the Book

In order to learn how the entrepreneurial imagination works, it is important to study the stories that entrepreneurs tell about how they turned their ideas into businesses.

In ACORN, the Spiro Institute for Entrepreneurial Leadership presents interviews with entrepreneurs as they tell their stories about the creation of their businesses. Not only do these interviews offer insights into the activities specific to venture creation, but they also demonstrate some of the thought processes involved. This volume focuses on entrepreneurs who have started businesses based around new technologies at Clemson University.

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