Discovering Entrepreneurship

Dean Pacey, Mark Arnason

When disruption is the norm for entrepreneurship, students need to be taught—and to think—differently. With a focus on disruptive technologies, Top Hat’s Discovering Entrepreneurship gives students a current, practical, and interactive tour of what it’s actually like to be an entrepreneur in today’s world. The text is grounded in decades of lived experience from the authors’ careers in the startup ecosystem and it incorporates lessons from real startups to give students an authentic understanding of entrepreneurship. This approach also allows students to connect theory with real-world situations to develop an entrepreneurial mindset they can apply to their course and their own lives.

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of students say Top Hat helped them understand the course better.

Source: Top Hat Student Survey Spring 2023; n = 4,146

Table of Contents for Discovering Entrepreneurship

  • Introduction
  • Unit 1: Entrepreneurial Strategy
  • Unit 2: Ideas
  • Unit 3: The Startup Process
  • Unit 4: Scaling Up
  • Content for Accessibility
  • Test Banks