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May 09, 2018 | Tom Ballard

Article examines difference between an entrepreneur and a technopreneur

According to this article, an entrepreneur is a person who identifies an opportunity, converts it into a product or service, estimates earnings and profit and builds a successful business with it. A technopreneur starts out with nothing but an ‘idea,’ defies existing practices and systems and thinks of doing things differently, and creates a product or solution that uses the heft and capability of technology to change the way something was traditionally done. What’s an example of the latter? Think Uber. Read more here.

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