The factors of entrepreneurial ecosystem in Iran Based on Isenberg’s Model

Document Type : Research Paper


1 Assistant Prof., Faculty of Entrepreneurship, University of Tehran, Iran

2 Entrepreneurship field researcher

3 Entrepreneurship field researcher, Technical and Vocational University Teacher


Ecosystems are the unions of localized cultural outlooks, social networks, investment capital, universities, and active economic policies that create environments supportive of ventures and the most recently they are considered in the field of entrepreneurship. This study was conducted to identify the factors of Entrepreneurial Ecosystem in Iran based on the Isenberg’s model. It is an applied, descriptive-exploratory research. The study e population consisted of 130 individuals, including experts of policy making and entrepreneurship development, policy makers and entrepreneurs in industry, services and knowledge-based businesses owners. For this purpose, Interview is used based on close-ended questions and the validity and reliability of the interviews were approved. The findings demonstrated that dimensions of conceptual model were appropriate according to the experts’ views. The data analysis indicated that there was a set of factors that influence entrepreneurial ecosystem efficiency and also results showed that, respectively,support, human capital, markets, culture, politics and finance influence Iran’s entrepreneurship ecosystem


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