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With wider and more mature pipelines, European companies should be well poised to bring innovative new products to the market. Ultimately, the ability to deliver on that promise will become the true determinant of sustainability (Ernst & Young, 2007). 1 The Entrepreneur’s Dilemma While there are many definitions of the term ‘entrepreneurship,’ entrepreneur Mark J. Dollinger describes entrepreneurship as “the creation of an innovative economic organization for gain or growth under conditions of risk and uncertainty” (Dollinger, 2003).

1. The major strengths of an entrepreneur were seen similarly across all three groups. Thus, in the eyes of both the entrepreneur and the venture capitalist, the most important skills of the entrepreneur clearly are of a leadership and interpersonal nature. Based on the individual answers given, these skills involve sharing responsibilities, being able to maintain professional partnerships, getting people with complementary skills on board, and working in teams. 1 Strengths of an entrepreneur from the point of view of .

The entrepreneur (n) . . the venture capitalist (n) . . 3 Major Characteristics of a Venture Capitalist The categories identified by all three groups as the most important strengths required of venture capitalists differed from those identified for entrepreneurs. However, the results regarding the major strengths required of a venture capitalist were again fairly homogenous across groups, with network, experience, and knowledge ranking first. For the entrepreneur, the most important factor mentioned was being able to make use of and profit from the regional or global network of the venture capitalist.

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