A networking event and inaugural lecture by Professor Gideon Maas took place to mark the first anniversary of the launch of the Futures Entrepreneurship Centre.
Gideon, Professor of Entrepreneurship and Director of the Futures Entrepreneurship Centre explored the importance of entrepreneurship creating and supporting socio-economic growth.
The importance of entrepreneurial ecosystems within regional development narrative
There is no doubt that a new approach to the development of sustainable entrepreneurship is needed – a systemic approach that is more heuristic and holistic in nature. Needed is the creation of a compelling entrepreneurial narrative for regions, and from that basis the creation of entrepreneurial ecosystems that will support the implementation of such a narrative.