The dawn of the Internet has triggered companies around the world to open their doors and reach out to customers around the world. In order to construct workable environment, in which small businesses in the U.S. economy can prosper, President George W. Bush has tied with private-sector and nonprofit organizations to focus aptitude, skill, and other assets on facilitating economic development and enterprise all across America, and particularly in otherwise neglected areas. All these sectors have joined hands and are now educating people to lure them in business management making it all the more popular and effective. With this change in mindset and the relative knowledge that entrepreneurs bring forth increased job creations, the awareness and academic studies of entrepreneurship have also heightened. In many tertiary institutes, many courses of entrepreneurship and innovation are being developed and offered to cater to the increasing demand. The term “entrepreneurship” has also evolved with numerous variations. The proliferation of jargons such as netpreneur, biotechpreneur, technopreneur and multipreneur are coined to keep up with the ever-changing times and business conditions that surround us.
The distinction between the novice, serial and portfolio entrepreneurs is an example of behavior-based categorization. 86 Other examples are the (related) studies by, 87 88 on start-up event sequences. Nascent entrepreneurship that emphasizes the series of activities involved in new venture emergence, 89 90 91 rather than the solitary act of exploiting an opportunity. Such research will help separate entrepreneurial action into its basic sub-activities and elucidate the inter-relationships between activities, between an activity (or sequence of activities) and an individual’s motivation to form an opportunity belief, and between an activity (or sequence of activities) and the knowledge needed to form an opportunity belief. With this research, scholars will be able to begin constructing a theory of the micro-foundations of entrepreneurial action.