This work package analyses the drivers and barriers to growth in SMEs by exploiting existing data on entrepreneurial growth ambition and realised growth.

Insufficient research on contextual influences is also a big gap in the understanding of entrepreneurial growth and so empirical work in this theme explores both contextual, firm and individual-level drivers and barriers to entrepreneurial firm growth. Find out more.

Meet the Team

The research focussing on entrepreneurial Ambition and growth is led by Professor Jonathan Levie, with support from Professors Erkko Autio, Tomasz Mickiewicz, Mark Hart and Research Fellow Dr Kun Fu.