Center for Applied Developmental Science

Success and Failure of Innovative Company Start-ups: Developmental Pathways of Entrepreneurs

Project Team: Rainer K. Silbereisen, Eva Schmitt-Rodermund, Elke Schröder & Martin Obschonka

Research indicates that entrepreneurial success is associated with specific developmental pathways and traits, such as early entrepreneurial competence and interests, parenting style and personality. The purpose of this project is to shed light on the psychological development of innovative company founders.