Title

Young Entrepreneurs and the Digital Space: Case Studies from the UAE

Author First name, Last name, Institution

Constance Van Horne
Vincent Dutot
Yi Zhang

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

12-31-2016

Abstract

Entrepreneurship in an important part of economic landscape and digital changed the way creation can be done. This exploratory study wishes to fill the gap in the literature about entrepreneurship and digital and presents a conceptual model of digital entrepreneurship intention. Based on 5 semi-structured interviews of Emirati digital entrepreneurs, results show that the digital landscape is used extensively by these entrepreneurs in many of their business processes, however none were devoted to full time entrepreneurship or operated with a business license which impedes expansion and sustainability.

Disciplines

Business | Social and Behavioral Sciences

Indexed in Scopus

no

Open Access

no

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