Global Entrepreneurship & Innovation

October 19-20, 2018
LeBow School of Business, Drexel University, Philadelphia PA, USA

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With the exception of students and keynote speakers, all AIB US NE conference participants must be AIB members in good standing.

2018 Conference Overview

Global entrepreneurs are professionals who use a global understanding of business and connections to recognize cross-cultural opportunities to create new value-added initiatives. The scope of global entrepreneurship goes beyond business creation. Within the non-profit world, global entrepreneurs establish social enterprises that become international. Many global leaders also create value as intrapreneurs who pursue opportunities within the context of an organization.

There are three typical vehicles for creation by global entrepreneurs:

  1. Tapping into commonalities/convergence between cultures and markets
  2. Tapping into differences/divergence between regions to identify comparative advantages
  3. Tapping into networks to create value through platforms allowing formation of global exchange in the supply chain. The topic of global entrepreneurship allows the international business community a wide range of research challenges