Rajshree Agarwal is the Rudolph P. Lamone Chair and Professor in Entrepreneurship at the University of Maryland and director of the Ed Snider Center for Enterprise and Markets. Rajshree’s research interests focus on the implications of entrepreneurship and innovation for industry and firm evolution. She has received research grants from the Kauffman Foundation, the Mellon Foundation, the Marketing Science Institute, the National Science Foundation, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Consistent with her interests in innovation, she strives to incorporate the latest pedagogical technologies in her teaching. She is passionate, in particular, about providing business education to science and engineering students to enable them to be effective in diffusing the knowledge they create for economic growth and social welfare.
Some entrepreneurs start as employees as other firms, some start as academics, others start as dissatisfied customers. Each balance different challenges and opportunities, Agarawal provides five tips on their path to profit.
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