What We Know About: Cultivating Entrepreneurial Ecosystems
Author(s): V. Hume, A. Davidson


Entrepreneurial ecosystems comprise the set of cultural, political, and economic elements that allow entrepreneurs to start, sustain, and scale a new business. While the concept of an entrepreneurial ecosystem is well-established, the evidence base on how exactly ecosystems grow and whether interventions can accelerate this growth is still emerging. This report synthesizes the existing evidence on the complex process of building entrepreneurial ecosystems and offers key lessons from the literature.

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This report is part of a series. Read our other reports summarizing the evidence on talent management and job quality.