* Many business angels have prior industry experience themselves and therefore feel quite capable of assessing the market risks and so view the entrepreneur as the most potentially damaging contingency (Fiet
We are also grateful to James Fiet
and two anonymous reviewers for their very thorough suggestions that have made this article much stronger.
J, Giton F, Ibrahim F, Valleix A, Galons H, Raynaud JP.
and Patel (2008), for example, perform this kind of experiment, finding that preexisting specific knowledge plays an important role in the discovery of profitable ventures, whereas alertness by itself produces far less profitable ideas.
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(1996) and Shane (2000) argue that prior knowledge may be obtained through organizational experience and can impact entrepreneurial entry processes by shaping one's discovery of opportunities.
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FCIBSE Vice Chairman, East Midlands Engineering and Science Professionals (EMESP).
(2) refer to an extraction/chromatography RIA for testosterone described by Fiet
The first meta-analysis is by Bae, Qian, Miao, and Fiet
, and examines the relationship between entrepreneurship education and intentions ("The Relationship Between Entrepreneurship Education and Entrepreneurial Intentions: A Meta-Analytic Review").