Nurturing Innovation Through Entrepreneurial Ecosystems: What Does the Literature Say?

  • Sevara Esther Marshall
  • Andrea Caputo
  • Salime Mehtap
Part of the Contributions to Management Science book series (MANAGEMENT SC.)


This chapter presents a literature review about entrepreneurial ecosystems and their relationship with entrepreneurship and innovation. Reviewed studies were aggregated into clusters and interpreted through the Neck et al. (J Small Bus Manag 42(2):190–208, 2004) framework, providing a systematised summary of the surveyed literature.


Ecosystems Entrepreneurship Innovation Literature review 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sevara Esther Marshall
    • 1
  • Andrea Caputo
    • 1
  • Salime Mehtap
    • 2
  1. 1.Lincoln International Business SchoolUniversity of LincolnLincolnUK
  2. 2.College of Business and EconomicsAmerican University of KuwaitSafatKuwait

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