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Fostering Innovation and Entrepreneurship : Entrepreneurial Ecosystem and Entrepreneurial Fundamentals in the USA and Germany

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Fostering Innovation and Entrepreneurship : Entrepreneurial Ecosystem and Entrepreneurial Fundamentals in the USA and Germany
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Fostering Innovation and Entrepreneurship
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Entrepreneurial Ecosystem and Entrepreneurial Fundamentals in the USA and Germany
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Fostering Innovation and Entrepreneurship : Entrepreneurial Ecosystem and Entrepreneurial Fundamentals in the USA and Germany
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  • Acknowledgements -- Abstract -- Table of Contents -- List of Tables -- List of Figures -- Abbreviations -- 1 Introduction -- 1.1 A Rationale for Innovation & Entrepreneurship -- 1.2 Innovation and Entrepreneurial Background -- 1.3 German & US Market -- 1.4 An Entrepreneurial Ecosystem -- 1.5 Motivation -- 2 Methodology -- 2.1 Approach -- 2.2 Hypotheses -- 3 Knowledge Base -- 3.1 History of Innovation -- 3.2 Three Potential Waves of Innovation Development -- 3.2.1 First Wave of Innovation -- 3.2.2 Second Wave of Innovation -- 3.2.3 Third Wave of Innovation -- 3.3 Further Defining Innovation -- 3.3.1 Type of Innovation -- 3.3.2 Innovation as a Must for Survival -- 3.3.3 Origin of Innovation - From Ideas to Inventions -- 3.3.4 Numbers and Monetization of Patents and Innovation -- 3.4 Defining Entrepreneurship & Entrepreneur -- 3.4.1 Differentiation of Unternehmer, Entrepreneurs and Intrapreneurs -- 3.4.2 Entrepreneurs vs. Financial Risk -- 3.4.3 Further Definitions of Entrepreneurs -- 3.4.4 Social Entrepreneurship -- 3.5 First Definitions of the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem -- 3.5.1 Boulder Entrepreneurial Ecosystem -- 3.5.2 Developments of Further Entrepreneurial Ecosystems -- 3.5.3 Entrepreneurial Ecosystem by Isenberg -- 3.5.4 Two Entrepreneurial Ecosystems by the World Economic Forum, Stanford University, Ernest Young and Booz & Company -- 3.6 Startup & Spin{u2010}Off -- 3.6.1 Founding Process -- 3.6.2 Company Stages of Startups -- 3.7 Three Areas of Innovation -- 3.8 Open Innovation -- 3.9 Innovation Management -- 3.10 Financing of Startup Companies -- 3.10.1 Personal Financing -- 3.10.2 Trade{u2010}Off Theory -- 3.10.3 Pecking Order Theory -- 3.10.4 Debt Security - Real and Personal Property -- 3.10.5 Equity -- 3.11 Financing with Risk Capital -- 3.11.1 Business Angels (BA) -- 3.11.1.1 Facts & Figures about BAs -- 3.11.1.2 Motivation of Business Angels
  • 3.11.2 Private Investors -- 3.11.3 Crowd Funding -- 3.11.4 Venture Capital (VC) -- 3.11.4.1 Organizational Entity -- 3.11.4.2 Structure and Investment Focus -- 3.11.4.3 Facts & Figures about VC -- 3.11.4.4 Differences between BAs & VCs -- 3.11.5 Series A, B, C -- 3.11.6 Comparison of Different Risk Capital Types -- 3.11.7 The Right Fund Size -- 3.11.7.1 Fund Size Calculation -- 3.11.7.2 Importance of the Fund Size with the Example of WhatsApp -- 3.11.8 Brief Outlook on the Development of the Venture Capital Market -- 3.12 Investment Decisions of Venture Capitalist & Business Angels -- 3.12.1 Adverse Selection at the Beginning of the Encounter -- 3.12.2 Investor's Decision Process -- 3.12.3 Venture Capitalist & Business Angel Cycle -- 3.12.3.1 The Deal Origination -- 3.12.3.2 The Screening -- 3.12.3.3 The Evaluation -- 3.12.3.4 The Deal Structuring -- 3.12.3.5 Post{u2010}Investment Activities -- 3.12.3.6 Monitoring -- 3.12.3.7 Value Adding -- 3.12.3.8 Exit -- 3.13 Business Planning -- 3.13.1 The Basic Structure of a Business Plan -- 3.13.2 Effectiveness of Business Plans -- 3.13.3 Business Plans in a New Context -- 3.14 Business Case -- 3.14.1 Business Cases in an Entrepreneurial Environment -- 3.14.2 Scenario Planning -- 3.15 Government Support -- 3.16 Competitions -- 4 Success Factors -- 4.1 Success -- 4.2 Characteristics of Entrepreneurs -- 4.3 Entrepreneurs as Social Creatures -- 4.4 Important Factors for Success of Startups -- 4.4.1 Entrepreneurial Team -- 4.4.2 Product and Service -- 4.4.3 Market Characteristics -- 4.5 Expert Panel Survey -- 4.6 The Investor's Perspective -- 4.6.1 General Aspects on the Investors' Most Successful Companies -- 4.6.2 Product and Service Characteristics -- 4.6.3 Market Characteristics -- 4.6.4 Venture Team Characteristics -- 4.6.5 General Factors -- 4.7 Success Factors from the Entrepreneurs' Perspective
  • 4.7.1 Market Characteristics and Strategy -- 4.7.2 Product and Service Characteristics -- 4.7.3 General Internal and External Factors -- 4.7.4 Venture Team Characteristics -- 4.7.5 Motivation and Characteristics of the Founders -- 4.7.6 Deriving Influence on the Startup's Growth -- 4.7.7 Most Important Success Areas -- 5 Market Comparison -- 5.1 Venture and Startup Relevant Figures -- 5.2 Market Situation -- 5.2.1 Concept of Buyer's and Seller's Markets -- 5.2.2 Situation in Germany and the US -- 5.2.3 Results of the Different Distribution of Power -- 5.3 Possible Reasons and Analysis of VC Developments -- 5.4 History, Geography & Culture -- 5.4.1 Anglo Saxon Tradition -- 5.4.2 Geographical Position of the US -- 5.4.3 Geographical, Political and Cultural Situation of Germany and Europe -- 5.4.4 Current European Innovation Initiative -- 5.4.5 The German "Kleinstaaterei" -- 5.4.6 Honor and Pride -- 5.4.7 Educational Systems -- 5.4.8 Beginning of Entrepreneurship and VC in Germany -- 5.4.9 The Beginning of Venture Capital in the US -- 5.5 Consequences of Historical Differences -- 5.6 Risk Aversion -- 5.7 Boldness - The Global Market Size Estimation -- 5.8 Performance and Maturity of Venture Funds -- 5.9 Taxation -- 5.9.1 Income Tax -- 5.9.1.1 Concept and Comparison -- 5.9.1.2 Differences and Potential Entrepreneurial Impact -- 5.9.2 Corporate Tax -- 5.9.2.1 Federal Concept and Comparison -- 5.9.2.2 State Concept and Comparison -- 5.9.3 Capital Gains Tax -- 5.9.3.1 German Capital Gains Tax -- 5.9.3.2 United States Capital Gains Tax -- 5.9.3.3 Differences and Potential Entrepreneurial Impact -- 5.9.4 Double{u2010}Taxation Problem -- 5.9.5 Summary on Taxation -- 5.10 Bankruptcy Laws -- 5.11 Gender Aspect -- 5.12 Top 100 Established National Companies -- 5.13 Internet Success Cases & Copycats -- 5.14 Top 100 Global Startups
  • 5.15 Summary of the US{u2010}German Market Comparison -- 6 The Entrepreneurial Ecosystem -- 6.1 The Basic Elements -- 6.2 The Ecosystem Circles -- 6.3 The Laws and Linkage of the Circles -- 6.4 The Personal Circle {u2010} Abilities, Skills, Experience and Character -- 6.4.1 Ability & Skills -- 6.4.2 Character Traits -- 6.4.3 Experience -- 6.4.4 Comparison of the Personal Key Elements -- 6.5 The Private Circle {u2010} Family, Friends, Neighbors, Coaches and Clubs -- 6.5.1 Neighbors -- 6.5.2 Family -- 6.5.3 Friends -- 6.5.4 Clubs -- 6.5.5 Coaches -- 6.6 The Educational Circle {u2010} From Kindergarten to Higher Education -- 6.6.1 Kindergarten -- 6.6.2 School Years -- 6.6.3 Higher Education -- 6.6.3.1 Basic Entrepreneurial and Business Skills -- 6.6.3.2 Coding -- 6.6.3.3 Networking and Experience by Professionals -- 6.6.3.4 Bachelor and Masters Degrees -- 6.6.4 Internships -- 6.6.5 Further Education -- 6.7 Public & Business Circle - From Culture, to Economy and Geography -- 6.7.1 Finance World -- 6.7.2 Culture -- 6.7.3 History and its Connection to Geography and Culture -- 6.7.4 Geography -- 6.7.5 The Influence of the Media -- 6.7.5.1 Media Coverage -- 6.7.5.2 Transporting a Negative Message about Entrepreneurship -- 6.7.5.3 TV and Movies -- 6.7.5.4 Different Reactions in Germany and the US -- 6.7.6 Economy & Business World -- 6.7.6.1 Business Plans & Business Cases -- 6.7.6.2 Tools & Business Methods -- 6.7.6.3 Markets & Economic Situations -- 6.7.7 Language -- 6.7.8 Government -- 6.7.8.1 Government Programs for Founders in Germany -- 6.7.8.2 Government Programs for Investors in Germany -- 6.7.8.3 Government Programs for Research Institutions & Universities in Germany -- 6.7.9 Mixed Sub{u2010}Element: The Founding Process -- 6.7.10 Social Networks -- 6.7.11 Co{u2010}Founders -- 6.8 Business Model -- 6.9 Interaction within the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem -- 6.9.1 Hand of Fortune
  • 6.9.2 Interacting through Open Innovation -- 6.10 Important Phases and the Role of the Circles -- 6.11 Deriving Key Elements for Improvement -- 7 Improving the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem -- 7.1 Fostering Entrepreneurship on a Higher Educational Level -- 7.1.1 Integrating Experienced Entrepreneurs -- 7.1.2 Flexibility in the Student's Curriculum and Part{u2010}Time Employment -- 7.1.3 A New Form of Business Planning -- 7.1.3.1 Golf{u2010}Layout Business Plan -- 7.1.3.2 Application by Different Teams -- 7.1.4 Scenario Planning in Business Cases -- 7.1.4.1 Worst, Medium and Best Case Scenario -- 7.1.4.2 Scenario Comparison -- 7.2 Comprehensive Founding Material and Information Base -- 7.3 Government Enforced Programs -- 7.3.1 Corporate Venture Law {u2010} Increasing the VC Volume out of Annual Profits -- 7.3.2 Special Tax Treatment -- 7.3.2.1 Tax Free Period -- 7.3.2.2 Tax Deductions for Employment Growth -- 7.3.3 Opening the Labor Market for More Talents -- 7.3.4 New Bankruptcy Law for Startups -- 7.3.5 Laws Protecting Startups against Written Warnings -- 7.3.6 Gender Support -- 7.4 One European Startup and Venture Market -- 7.4.1 The Venture Capital Perspective -- 7.4.2 The Startup Perspective -- 7.5 Open Markets for International Investors outside the EU -- 7.5.1 The German Market as a Safe Haven for Capital -- 7.5.2 Good Competition for German Investors -- 7.6 Open Culture for Entrepreneurship -- 7.7 Pro Entrepreneurship Media Involvement -- 7.8 Overview on Potential Changes -- 8 Summary & Outlook -- Appendix -- Appendix A -- Appendix B -- Appendix C -- References
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