Entrepreneurship Without Borders

A pile of Bitcoin keychains showing the logo letter "B" with two lines through it similar to a dollar sign.

This course explores the impact of blockchain technologies inspired by or based on Bitcoin, the first decentralized digital currency. (Image of Bitcoin keychains courtesy of BTC Keychain on Flickr. License: CC BY.)


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Fall 2016



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This course examines opportunities and problems for entrepreneurs globally, including Europe, Latin America, and Asia. Linkages between the business environment, the institutional framework, and new venture creation are covered with a special focus on blockchain technology. In addition to discussing a range of global entrepreneurial situations, student groups pick one particular cluster on which to focus and to understand what further development would entail. Classroom interactions are based primarily on case studies. 

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Michael Casey, Brian Forde, and Simon Johnson. 15.395 Entrepreneurship Without Borders. Fall 2016. Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare, https://ocw.mit.edu. License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA.

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