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  • Building and Assessing Entrepreneurship Ecosystems Dr. Peter Vogel Chair for Entrepreneurship & Technology Commercialization peter.vogel@epfl.ch www.petervogel.org
  • Ecosystems November 7th, 2013 2
  • Entrepreneurship Ecosystems  Everything starts with a definition... A dynamic, interactive community within a geographic region, composed of varied and inter-dependent actors (e.g. entrepreneurs, institutions and organizations) and factors (e.g. markets, regulatory framework, support setting, entrepreneurial culture), which evolves over time and whose actors and factors coexist and interact to promote new venture creation. November 7th, 2013 3
  • Entrepreneurship Ecosystems Sources: The Entrepreneurs‘ Ship® November 7th, 2013 4
  • Factors and Actors November 7th, 2013 5
  • Factors and Actors November 7th, 2013 6
  • Telescoping Ecosystems Campus Regional National November 7th, 2013 7
  • How to Start an Ecosystem? The formation of an ecosystem is a positive, reinforcing loop: Importance of the location Area attractive to talents Success Stories Innovation November 7th, 2013 8
  • How to Start an Ecosystem? Swiss MedTech  Long tradition of watchmaking, machine industry and pharma  Expert knowledge in:  Micro- and nanotechnology  Precision mechanics and electro-mechanics  Material sciences and surface treatment  Unique combination of biotechnology and medical engineering November 7th, 2013 9
  • How to Start an Ecosystem? Success Factors in CH  Robust industry  Good public infrastructure  Macroeconomic balance  Favorable rules of labor market, working time and IP protection  Culture of Innovation  Excellent education system  Highly skilled workforce  Very attractive location (#2 in world in attractiveness for talents)  Internationally recognized research hub (EPFL, ETHZ, CERN,…) November 7th, 2013 10
  • Swiss Startup Monitor CTI Research Labs Start-ups Public & Press Cantons Universities Swiss Start-up Monitor Banks & Analysts Foundations Tech Parks Investors Tech-transfer Centers November 7th, 2013 11
  • How to Start an Ecosystem? MedTech Ecosystem Mexico November 7th, 2013 12
  • How to Start an Ecosystem? KAUST King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud: “It is my desire that this new University become one of the world's great institutions of research... The University shall have all the resources that it needs to pursue these goals…” - 2009 10 bn USD initial endowment November 7th, 2013 13
  • Global Ecosystem Project Categorize 200k-300k organizations evaluate & map ecosystems Sources: The Entrepreneurs‘ Ship® November 7th, 2013 14
  • Global Entrepreneurship Ecosystem Project www.EntrepreneurShipEcosystems.com (coming soon) Symbolic map November 7th, 2013 15
  • Ecosystem Index Sources: The Entrepreneurs‘ Ship® November 7th, 2013 16
  • Scientific Approaches for Assessment  Primary Data  Map, classify and analyze supporting organizations  Performance Measures  Quantity of support in each of the dimensions  Quality of the support (e.g., via external raters)  Hard-facts (e.g., # participants, # projects funded, survival rates, jobs created etc)  Match between the regional USP and the pattern of ecosystem dimensions  Secondary Data  National statistics offices  GEM  GEDI  Chambers of commerce  Companies Registrars  World Bank Doing Business Report November 7th, 2013 17
  • When Building an Entrepreneurial Ecosystem, consider…  Each ecosystem is unique  USP first!  Holistic implementation  Multi-stakeholder approach  Self-employment ≠ Entrepreneurship  Bureaucracy blocks innovation  facilitate, don’t regulate!  Coordination and supervision November 7th, 2013 18
  • A Call to Action…  Governments  Promote the power of entrepreneurship as engine of economic growth  Remove the stigma of failure  Create networking opportunities  Create alternative funding opportunities and startup-friendly taxation  Entrepreneurs  Share stories  Help the next generation of entrepreneurs  Corporations  Sponsor incubators and accelerators  Recognize the contributions and success of entrepreneurs November 7th, 2013 19
  • Thank you for your attention. “The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.” (George B. Shaw, 1856-1950) Dr. Peter Vogel Ecole Polytechique Fédérale de Lausanne Switzerland Mail peter.vogel@epfl.ch Twitter: @pevogel Web http://www.petervogel.org