Digital Technology Entrepreneurship: A Definition and Research Agenda
Technology Innovation Management Review, May 2017, Volume 7, Issue 5
8 Pages Posted: 13 Jun 2017
Date Written: May 27, 2017
Technology entrepreneurship is an established concept in academia. However, recent developments in the context of digital entrepreneurship call for revision and advancement. The multiple possible combinations of technology and entrepreneurship have resulted in a diversity of phenomena with significantly different characteristics and socio-economic impact. This article is focused on the identification and description of technology entrepreneurship in times of digitization. Based on current examples, we identify and describe characterizations of technology entrepreneurship, digital technology entrepreneurship, and digital entrepreneurship. With this new delineation of terms, we would like to foster discussion between researchers, entrepreneurs, and policy makers on the impact of digitization on entrepreneurship, and set a future research agenda.
Keywords: technology entrepreneurship, startups, digital entrepreneurship
JEL Classification: M13, M15
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