This concise text provides an exciting and inspiring guide to help a growing number of students understand the challenges of starting and running a business and how these can be overcome. Revolving around the success stories of twelve young entrepreneurs, its focus on best practice will motivate students and help them to develop entrepreneurial skills. Taking a strong practical focus, The Millennial Millionaire examines the key issues affecting young entrepreneurs, in terms of government policy, university education and funding, and offers direction on the key attributes required for entrepreneurial success. This compelling text will provide students with insight into the opportunities - and obstacles - to be found in launching a new business.
Written by an experienced instructor, this will be an ideal text for students taking courses in entrepreneurship and new venture creation. It will also be indispensable for anyone interested in launching a new business.
Spinder Dhaliwal is a Reader in Entrepreneurship at Westminster Business School, UK, where she is the Director of Postgraduate Programmes. She is the author of Making a Fortune - Learning from the Asian Phenomenon and Silent Contributors - Asian Female Entrepreneurs and Women in Business.
Acknowledgements.- Foreword.- Chapter 1: Young Entrepreneurs - why do we need them?.- Chapter 2: Fast Fortunes global examples of early success.- Chapter 3: Entrepreneurial Mindset and Personality: What do you need to succeed?.- Chapter 4: Creating opportunities and spotting them.- Chapter 5: Universities: What works best?.- Chapter 6: Graduate Business: Some Great ideas.- Chapter 7: Support for young entrepreneurs Accelerators.- Chapter 8. Where's the money?.- Chapter 9: Social Media and Technology.- Chapter 10: High-Tech Entrepreneurs.- Chapter 11: Entrepreneurial Teams.- Chapter 12: Job Creation .- Conclusion.- Index.