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Competenze dei fondatori e performance delle start-up: un’analisi empirica

Michele Pinelli, Francesco Cappa, Stefano Franco, Enzo Peruffo

Abstract


Le start-up sono uno stimolo eccezionale all’occupazione e le risorse finanziarie, che vengono elargite in base alla performance attesa, svolgono un ruolo chiave per il loro successo. Mentre sono stati studiati gli aspetti contestuali e individuali che favoriscono la performance delle start-up, la relazione tra performance attesa delle start-up e competenze dei fondatori necessita ulteriore attenzione. Questo studio contribuisce a tale tema validando empiricamente, su un campione di 1690 start-up, un quadro teorico basato sull’impatto di profondità e eterogeneità delle competenze sulla performance attesa.

Lo studio fornisce importanti implicazioni per il management evidenziando le caratteristiche dei fondatori che favoriscono il successo delle start-up. In particolare, il nostro studio suggerisce che, nelle prime fasi di vita della start-up, la presenza di competenze simili ed approfondite impatta positivamente sulla performance attesa e quindi sulla capacità di reperire fondi. 


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competenze; start-up; performance

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