There are 40 spin-offs from 1 plant of the company. Almost all of them survive. The region is not high-tech cluster, but a developing region in Japan, whish’s GDP and the unemployment rate is in the worst 10 in Japan. Why were so many start-ups founded from 1 plant? The entrepreneurial opportunity recognition in the entrepreneurial process is due to Individual. The founders should have experienced similar situation there compared with the person in the other companies. How could the founders find out each Entrepreneurial Opportunity?
Igarashi, Shingo and Taji, Noriko
"HOW COULD WE ENCOURAGE START-UPS? THE CASES AT IWATE PREFECTURE IN JAPAN (SUMMARY),"
Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research: Vol. 31
, Article 12.
Available at: http://digitalknowledge.babson.edu/fer/vol31/iss17/12