E-preneur: From Wall Street to Wiki : Succeeding as a Crowdpreneur in the New Virtual Marketplace

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Career Press, 2008 - Business & Economics - 256 pages
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Today, the power of the crowd is used for everything from swapping photos to discovering pharmaceuticals. The people who utilise crowd power in the new virtual marketplace are the new entrepreneurial leaders of the online age. This book surveys and makes sense of the field of Web 2.0 crowd-power companies.

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Contents

What is the New Virtual Marketplace
9
Navigating the Book
27
The Entrepreneurial Lens
43
Copyright

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Richard J. Goossen (Ph.D., Middlesex University) is a serial new venture founder, strategic advisor to high-growth and web-based companies, lawyer, researcher, author, professor, and professional public speaker. In the commercial sector, Goossen is senior relationship manager and strategic planning specialist for Covenant Family Wealth Advisors in Langley, British Columbia. Previously, he served as CEO of M & A Capital Corp. in Vancouver. Goossen also spent a number of years at Johnson, Stokes & Master, Hong Kong's largest law firm. In 1987, he was admitted as Barrister and Solicitor of the Province of British Columbia, Canada, and voluntarily withdrew his membership in 1993 to focus on entrepreneurial pursuits. In the educational sector, Goossen is director of Entrepreneurial Leadership, Transforming Business, a research and development center at the University of Cambridge, UK. He is sessional lecturer at Regent College in Vancouver and former associate professor in the school of business at a Christian university in Canada. In his nearly three decades as a professional public speaker, Goossen has made countless appearances at corporate, academic and faith-based venues in Europe, North America and Asia. Most recently, Goossen started the Entrepreneurial Leaders Organization, a British Columbia-based non-profit with a vision to become the world's leading organization to equip, connect and inspire entrepreneurial leaders. Goossen has written more than a hundred articles and five books, includingePreneur: From Wall Street to Wiki: Succeeding as a Crowdpreneur in the New Virtual Marketplace.

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