September 29, 2016

Scott Shane


Scott Shane

Scott Shane is A. Malachi Mixon III, Professor of Entrepreneurial Studies at Case Western Reserve University. He is the author of nine books, including:

Illusions of Entrepreneurship: The Costly Myths that Entrepreneurs, Investors, and Policy Makers Live By
Finding Fertile Ground: Identifying Extraordinary Opportunities for New Ventures


From Ice Cream to the Internet: Using Franchising to Drive the Growth and Profits of Your Company

Technology Strategy for Managers and Entrepreneurs


Fool’s Gold: The Truth Behind Angel Investing in America

He is the Editor of the Small Business Research Center at Small Business Trends.

He is also a member of the Northcoast Angel Fund in the Cleveland area. You can reach him at Scott “dot” shane “at” Case “dot” edu.


Investment Reporting: The Importance of Investor Updates

The Importance of Investor Updates

Is your business growing via angel investment? Do you want to continue to grow in that fashion? Be prepared to give your investors updates.


It’s Unemployment, Stupid - The Relationship Between Unemployment and Necessity Entrepreneurs

It’s Unemployment, Stupid!

How much higher would the national unemployment rate be if not for the startup owners who launched their business because they have no other choice?






Looking for templates, checklists or guides? The Small Business Resource Center has them!