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Technology-based entrepreneurial opportunity discovery and development
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Entrepreneurial opportunity
Technology-based firm
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ARECHAVALA-VARGAS, Ricardo; DONADO-MERCADO, Alexandra; NÚÑEZ-LÓPEZ, Viridiana; ANDRÉS, María Fernanda. Technology-based entrepreneurial opportunity discovery and development: a comparative case study research in three Latin American countries. Revista Brasileira de Inovação, Campinas, SP, v. 19, p. e020006, 2020. DOI: 10.20396/rbi.v19i0.8653578. Disponível em: https://periodicos.sbu.unicamp.br/ojs/index.php/rbi/article/view/8653578. Acesso em: 18 jul. 2024.

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Technology-based entrepreneurs in Latin America face different institutional environments and have less access to knowledge and resources than those in industrialized economies. Opportunity discovery and construction therefore follow also different paths. Results from a set of parallel case studies in Argentina, Colombia and Mexico, explore some differences in terms of the role of available technological and market knowledge, and in terms of the entrepreneur’s background. But also, strong similarities among these countries’ economic development, their R&D infrastructure, and their institutional environments, shape similar patterns in their entrepreneurs’ endeavours. These patterns have important public policy implications for promoting innovation in transitional economies.

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