Professional Manager, the magazine of the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), has published a substantial article on scaleups and the pressing importance of fostering entrepreneurial ecosystems in the UK.
It quotes Professor Dan Isenberg at length, including his comments that: “an ecosystem is not a product that is built… it can have tangible elements – from working spaces to tax credits and grant finance – but an ecosystem is something that is cultivated, fostered, catalysed and stimulated. It’s just as much about fuzzy things like culture, dialogue and alignment – for which nobody gets credit or reward – as it is about the hardware and the tools.”
The article also quotes Small Business Minister Margot James and ScaleUp Institute CEO Irene Graham.
Download the full article here: The Physics of Growth