Dick Schulze Reflects on EIX and FamilyBusiness.org's Decade of Impact

Richard M. Schulze, Founder and retired CEO of Best Buy, sat down on April 19 with EIX Founding Editor Jim Wetherbe (at left) to discuss the 10 th anniversary of the first EIX home page. EIX was Read More...

Category: Interviews

Author: Catherine Buday

Remote Work, Financing and AI Were Top-10 Topics in 2023

Entrepreneur and Innovation Exchange (EIX) aspires to be the #1 peer-reviewed resource for thought leadership in entrepreneurship and innovation for students, practitioners, and professors. To Read More...

Category: Commentary

Author: Jon Eckhardt

Building a Change Team

In business, change is inevitable. The ability to adapt to and embrace change is often the linchpin of success. "Embracing it requires a delicate balance of communication, vision and engagement," Read More...

Category: Features

Author: Jennifer Nelson

Can Entrepreneurs Innovate Without Disrupting Industries?

Editor’s note: Prof. Carton is an expert on strategy frameworks. He is especially interested in how strategy ideas develop over time and how they get used and shared in organizations. In this Read More...

Category: Applied and Practice

Author: Guillaume Carton

When Can Fintech Do the Most Good?

Fintech is an increasingly important innovation for businesses across the world. Fintech broadly refers to technologies that enable banking and financial services. As fintech has the power to diffuse Read More...

Category: Research Insight

Authors: Arzi Adbi and Siddharth Natarajan

ADHD Can Affect Entrepreneurs’ Earnings and Business Success

The mental health crisis has affected public safety, schools, politics and business and provoked a worldwide discussion on how we can better help individuals who are suffering from mental illness. Read More...

Category: Research Insight

Authors: Vassiliki Bamiatzi and Nick Williams

SNL Humor Can Illustrate [Un]Viable Business Models

In a very funny 2014 skit from Saturday Night Live, Melissa McCarthy plays a founder with a business idea – personally eating people’s leftover pizza – and is trying to get a small business Read More...

Category: Education and Teaching

Authors: Danielle Ailts Campeau and Michelle Somes-Booher

How Founders Can Turn Criticism into Gold

Saoirse was intrigued with her launch customer’s request. They criticized some components of her firm’s product for 45 minutes – then asked if the same components could be made out of a Read More...

Category: Research Insight

Authors: Raja Singaram and Gabi Kaffka

What Makes Founders Leave Their Companies?

Correctly timing a chief executive officer’s (CEO) succession is very important for firms, because CEO transition sends important signals to investors about the future of the firm’s strategy and Read More...

Category: Applied and Practice

Authors: Joon Mahn Lee , Dalee Yoon and Steven Boivie

Women Entrepreneurs Have Limited Chances to Lead Their New Businesses

Women who start new businesses with men have limited opportunities to move into leadership roles, according to a study we conducted at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; and when they Read More...

Category: Commentary

Author: Howard E. Aldrich