How Do Young Researchers Take the Steps toward Startup Activities? - A Case Study of a One-day Workshop for Entrepreneur Education

Miki Saijo, Makiko Watanabe, Takumi Ohashi, Haruna Kusu, Hikaru Tsukagoshi, Ryuta Takeda

Abstract

This is an exploratory study of how young researchers with specific scientific knowledge, through deep conversations with mentors from industry in a Business Refinement Workshop (BRWS), are likely to change their original business plans, and what the factors are that will stimulate them to take action for business startup. It was found that the BRWS did lead to changes in business plan issues and solutions, but these changes did not necessarily lead to specification of the business plans. It was also found that a positive perception to the discrepancy of the mentors’ comments was a factor that could stimulate startup activity after the workshop.

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Saijo M., Watanabe M., Ohashi T., Kusu H., Tsukagoshi H. and Takeda R. (2016). How Do Young Researchers Take the Steps toward Startup Activities? - A Case Study of a One-day Workshop for Entrepreneur Education . In Proceedings of the 8th International Joint Conference on Knowledge Discovery, Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management - Volume 3: KMIS, (IC3K 2016) ISBN 978-989-758-203-5, pages 215-222. DOI: 10.5220/0006066502150222


in Bibtex Style

@conference{kmis16,
author={Miki Saijo and Makiko Watanabe and Takumi Ohashi and Haruna Kusu and Hikaru Tsukagoshi and Ryuta Takeda},
title={How Do Young Researchers Take the Steps toward Startup Activities? - A Case Study of a One-day Workshop for Entrepreneur Education},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 8th International Joint Conference on Knowledge Discovery, Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management - Volume 3: KMIS, (IC3K 2016)},
year={2016},
pages={215-222},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0006066502150222},
isbn={978-989-758-203-5},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 8th International Joint Conference on Knowledge Discovery, Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management - Volume 3: KMIS, (IC3K 2016)
TI - How Do Young Researchers Take the Steps toward Startup Activities? - A Case Study of a One-day Workshop for Entrepreneur Education
SN - 978-989-758-203-5
AU - Saijo M.
AU - Watanabe M.
AU - Ohashi T.
AU - Kusu H.
AU - Tsukagoshi H.
AU - Takeda R.
PY - 2016
SP - 215
EP - 222
DO - 10.5220/0006066502150222