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Ganesaraman Kalyanasiindaram Research Scholar - External Research Program, Department of Management Studies, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore-560012; ganesaraniank(®
Asian Journal of Innovation and Policy, Journal Year: 2018, Volume and Issue: 7(1), P. 79 - 102

Published: April 30, 2018

In an entrepreneurial ecosystem, the failure rate of startups is extremely high at 90%, and every startup that fails becomes an orphan. This phenomenon leads to higher costs of failure for the entrepreneurs in the ecosystem. Failed startups have many lessons to offer to the ecosystem and offer guidance to the potential entrepreneur, and this area is not fully explored compared to the literature on successful startups. We use a case based method distinguishing a failed startup and a successful startup, studying the entrepreneurial characteristics and firm level factors which cause the failures, in the technology startup ecosystem of Bangalore. …




Value Chain Analysis: A Brief Review Creative Commons
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Elvira A. Zamora Department of Business Administration, Vice President for Development, University of the Philippines; [email protected]
Asian Journal of Innovation and Policy, Journal Year: 2016, Volume and Issue: 5(2), P. 116 - 128

Published: Aug. 31, 2016

Value chain analysis has been applied in various fields, from the time the concept of “value chain” was introduced by Porter in 1985. Several frameworks have emerged and have been used to study individual firms, entire industries, industry clusters, as well as global production networks. The purpose of this paper is to provide a brief review of these frameworks, identify factors that influence the performance of value chains, and suggest areas for future research. Since there is a wide range of value chain literature, this paper focuses on a selective set of earlier works within the value chain model as …