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Business Trends for 2019 

Date: 18/12/2018 Author(s): Document type: Interview (Video) Which advancements, disruptions and events will shape the business world in 2019? IESE professors' predictions include Brexit, blockchain and "the Age of Assistance," among many others. Enjoy an expert preview of the year to come. More information

Recibiendo 

Date: 02/12/2018 Author(s): Nueno, Pedro Document type: Opinion Hemos tenido la visita del presidente de China, el señor Xi Jinping. Ha sido un acierto que en varios actos importantes durante su breve visita (llegó el 27 y se fue el 29) estuvieran Sus Majestades los Reyes de España. En China le dan una grandísima importancia a los reyes y menos a los gobernantes meramente políticos. More information

Crowd lending: A global phenomenon arrives to Sub-Saharan Africa 

Date: 12/2018 Author(s): N'Guessan, M. N.; Alegre, Inés; Berbegal Miraben, Jasmina; Mas-Machuca, Marta Document type: Chapter Thanks to globalization, crowdfunding in general has become a relevant mean through which small business owners and entrepreneurs in developing countries can raise the capital needed to start and expand their businesses. In this context, attention should be paid to crowdlending, the online loan-based crowdfunding phenomenon and a very promising and ... More information

Descubriendo 

Date: 18/11/2018 Author(s): Nueno, Pedro Document type: Opinion ¿Qué oportunidades vendrán en el futuro? En su día, no hace muchos años, nos pasamos con las inversiones inmobiliarias. Lo inmobiliario es cíclico, sube y baja. Si te pasas sube un montón y luego cae otro montón, eso ocurrió, todavía nos acordamos, y de momento no nos pasamos. Es verdad que es más fácil de entender y llevar a cabo la compra de un piso ... More information

Abidjan 

Date: 18/11/2018 Author(s): Oliver, Xavier Document type: Opinion Dar clase a empresarios de un país centroafricano como Costa de Marfil es un placer enorme. Su nivel de atención, deseo de aprendizaje y su disposición a ayudar es magnífica. Hablé con muchos de los participantes del programa PMD que imparte el MDE en colaboración con el IESE, y sienten la responsabilidad de mejorar las condiciones del país a la vez ... More information

Comunicando 

Date: 14/10/2018 Author(s): Nueno, Pedro Document type: Opinion Vino a verme un exalumno extranjero que es responsable de medios y comunicación en una empresa alemana. Me dijo que se sentía estancado con un trabajo rutinario, que buscaba otra cosa y que no le importaría venirse con su familia a vivir a Barcelona. Es curioso que los miles de extranjeros que pasaron casi dos años estudiando su master en el Iese, ... More information

Crowdfunding Entrepreneurial or Humanitarian Needs? The Influence of Signals and Biases on Decisions 

Date: 28/09/2018 Author(s): Moleskis, Melina; Alegre, Inés; Canela, Miguel Ángel Document type: Article in Journal (refereed) Crowdfunding platforms have become a valid alternative for raising funds for both entrepreneurial and humanitarian projects. The aim of our study is to investigate the factors influencing the likelihood of funding success across these two project types. Building on the charitable giving and entrepreneurial finance literature streams, we employ the ... More information

International Search Funds - 2018: Selected Observations 

Date: 26/09/2018 Author(s): Kolarova, Lenka; Dávila, Antonio; Johnson, Rob; Kelly, Peter Editor(s): EIC - Centro de Iniciativa Emprendedora e Innovación Document type: Study and Monograph This note is a biannual study completed by IESE Business School on search funds formed outside the United States and Canada. It was undertaken in partnership with the Stanford Graduate School of Business. More information Read related article

Why Is Entrepreneurship So Cool? 

Date: 17/09/2018 Author(s): Rider, Chris Document type: Opinion When asked if founding a business is a good career choice, most people say yes. But ask an entrepreneurship researcher and the answer will probably be no. New businesses fail at high rates, the experience is stressful, and entrepreneurs don't necessarily earn more than employees do. So, why is entrepreneurship so appealing? This is what I tried to ... More information

Powering Côte d'Ivoire  

Date: 10/09/2018 Author(s): Pelizan Pavlak, Leticia; Sedji, Siam-Ize Hermann; Rahnema Alavi, Ahmad Editor(s): Cátedra Fuel Freedom de Energía y Desarrollo Social Document type: Working Paper Back in the '90s, Côte Dd´'Ivoire was one of the first nations in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) nations to turn to the independent power producers (IPPs) to meet its rapidly growing demand and to grant a private utility a concession to a private utility operate the distribution and transmission network, back in the 90s. Thanks to this strategy, its power ... More information
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