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Accession Number PB2013-102883
Title Incubating Success: Incubation Best Practices that Lead to Successful New Ventures.
Publication Date 2011
Media Count 8p
Personal Author D. A. Lewis E. Harper-Anderson L. A. Molnar
Abstract This study looks at how incubation programs operate and how their client companies perform, as measured by a number of outcomes. Specifically, Incubating Success examines the relationship between incubator best practies and the stability and success of the firms that have moved out of-or graduated from-the incubation program. The study also tests the level of impact each best practice has on the success of graduate firms (while controlling for regional economic conditions).
Keywords Best practices
Economic conditions
Incubation programs
Level of impact

Source Agency Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration
NTIS Subject Category 70B - Management Practice
96A - Domestic Commerce, Marketing, & Economics
Corporate Author Michigan Univ., Ann Arbor.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1306
Contract Number N/A

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