Designing an Portfolio Entrepreneurship Model: Case Study of Isfahan’s Portfolio Entrepreneurship

Document Type : Research Paper



This research aims to design the Portfolio Entrepreneurship Model and to analyze the effect of social capital, prior experience and knowledge, the entrepreneur’s financial resources, as well as human capital on portfolio entrepreneurship and also to investigate the effect of portfolio entrepreneurship on recognition of new opportunities, as well as business growth and development. The research population includes all the portfolio entrepreneurs in Isfahan which their number is approximately 280. Simple random sampling method was used for sampling. The tool for data gathering was a questionnaire, compiled by the researchers, and its validity and reliability was confirmed. The results show that social capital, prior knowledge and experience, and the entrepreneur’s available resources have positive and significant impacts on portfolio entrepreneurship and portfolio entrepreneurship has a positive and significant impact on business growth and development, and opportunity recognition.
 Entrepreneurship portfolio, Social capital, Prior experience and knowledge, Opportunity recognition, Isfahan 


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