3… takes on the risk of starting their own enterprise or investing in other start-ups. An Entrepreneur…
4Successful entrepreneurs are known for… … Finding innovation and market gaps for new products and services.Successful entrepreneurs are known for…
5Entrepreneur – Origin of the term ENTREPRENDRE (19TH C. FRENCH WORD): means ‘somebody who undertakes’.
6Definition of an Entrepreneur An entrepreneur is someone “who sets up a business or businesses, taking on financial risks in the hope of profit”. (Oxford Dictionaries definition)Definition of an Entrepreneur
7Entrepreneurs and Risk Entrepreneurs are often stereotyped as high-stakes gamblers…. … but successful entrepreneurs only take calculated risks.
9Entrepreneurs and Angel Investors ‘Entrepreneurs’ chiefly describes people starting their own business. Angel investors only invest their capital in other people’s start-up businesses.
10Well-known Entrepreneurs include… NEW ZEALANDSam Morgan (TradeMe), AJ Hackett (bungee jumping), Karen Walker (fashion designer)INTERNATIONALRichard Branson (Virgin empire), Steve Jobs (Apple and Pixar), Thomas Edison (General Electric)