Enabling digital entrepreneurs

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Author: Welsum, Desiree van


This background paper was prepared for the 'World development report 2016: digital dividends'. The term 'digital entrepreneurship' most commonly refers to the process of creating a new, or novel, Internet enabled/delivered business, product or service. This definition includes both startups - bringing a new digital product or service to market - but also the digital transformation of an existing business activity inside a firm or the public sector. In the developed world, the emergence of utility-based cloud computing is shifting focus from technical barriers to the business environment...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Industry; Technology; Skills and knowledge; Governance; Participation; Equity

Keywords: Entrepreneurship; Government role; Barrier; Technological change; Internet; Skill needs; Business skill

Published: Washington, District of Columbia: World Bank Group, 2016

Physical description: 12 p.

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The 'World development report 2016: digital dividends' may be found at: http://www.worldbank.org/en/publication/wdr2016

Resource type: Paper

Document number: TD/TNC 124.320

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