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WMBA 6650 The Impact of Entrepreneurship: Welcome & Course Readings

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WMBA 6650 Course Readings

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Anderson, J. L. (2008). Risks and rewards of online lending. Kiplinger's Personal Finance, 62(10), 66–67.

Beauchea, S. M. (2010). Government and other public funding sources. New Jersey CPA, 14–16.

Bissonette, L. (2013). Funding growth through working capital. Northern Ontario Business, 33(9), 5.

Brown, C. M. (2013). Start-up capital is available for social entrepreneurs. Black Enterprise, 43(8), 10.

Buttner, H. E., & Rosen, B. (1992). Rejection in the loan application process: Male and female entrepreneurs’ perceptions and subsequent intentions. Journal of Small Business Management, 30(1), 58–65.

Bylenga, R. (2012). How she did it. Money, 41(9), 42.

Carmona, J. L. (2014). Yellen: Small businesses crucial for job creation. Caribbean Business, 42(20), 12.

Deagon, B. (2013, September 24). New era in start-up funding allows more open solicitation. Investors Business Daily. p. A04.

Gest, J. (2013). SBA loans. Smart Business Cleveland, 25(3), 56.

Goldstein, J., & Laws, M. (2011). Foundations as investors. Stanford Social Innovation Review, 9(4) 21–23.

Goodman, M. (2012). A brighter financing future. Entrepreneur, 40(1), 120.

Goodman, M. (2013). Money for the masses. Entrepreneur, 41(6), 32–40.

Helft, M. (2014). Where Google ventures is pinning its hopes. Fortune, 169(1), 76.

Hughes, T. (2008). Sales and operations planning: Delivering profitable financial plans. Supply Chain Europe, 17(4), 10–11.

Katre, A., & Salipante, P. (2012). Start-up social ventures: Blending fine-grained behaviors from two institutions for entrepreneurial success. Entrepreneurship: Theory & Practice, 36(5), 967–994.

Kupor, S. (2019). The art of the pitch. Entrepreneur, 47(4), 50–53. 

Lacroix, L. (2012). Funding growth. Smart Business Northern California, 5(7), 18.

Markova, S., & Petkovska- MirĨevska, T. (2010). Entrepreneurial finance: Angel investing as a source of funding high-growth start-up firms. Annals of the University of Petrosani Economics, 10(3), 217–224.

Miller, T. L., & Wesley, C. L., II. (2010). Assessing mission and resources for social change: An organizational identity perspective on social venture capitalists' decision criteria. Entrepreneurship: Theory & Practice, 34(4), 705–733.

Mobile payments start-up iKaaz gets seed funding. (2014). M&A Snapshot, 22–23.

Moran, G. (2012). Go it alone: Bootstrappers grow big businesses without outside funding. Entrepreneur, 40(8), 66–67.

N. L. T. (2005, November). There's no place like home: The startup financing vou need could be right at your doorstep. Entrepreneur, 33(11), 112–113.

New entrepreneurs create more jobs than formal sector. (2014, July 4). The Hindu BusinessLine.

Patrick, T. (1980). Employees as a source of funds. Journal of Small Business Management, 18(4), 55–57.

Pethokoukis, J. M. (2006). Bootstrapping your way into business. U.S. News & World Report, 140(11), 58.

Primack, D. (2014, May). Startup funding will go on, even after the music stops. Fortune, 169(7), 71.

Ramsey, Y. A. (2012). What the heck is crowdfunding?: An innovative and relatively new concept that connects investors to entrepreneurs.  Business People, 25(11), 54–57.

Rowe, M. (1987). Source of funds. Journal of Corporation Law, 12(3), 406.

Stemler, A. R. (2013). The Jobs Act and crowdfunding: Harnessing the power—and money—of the masses. Business Horizons, 56(3), 271–275.

Unitranche debt: A bespoke financing option for SMEs. (2014). Euroweek, (1338), 5.

Winborg, J. (2009). Use of financial bootstrapping in new businesses: A question of last resort? Venture Capital: An International Journal of Entrepreneurial Finance, 11(1), 71–83.

Other Readings

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