volume 24, issue 1, P69-89 2019
DOI: 10.1108/mbe-09-2019-0097
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Gianpaolo Iazzolino, Domenico Greco, Saverino Verteramo, Andrea Luca Attanasio, Gilda Carravetta, Teresa Granato

Abstract: Purpose This paper aims to propose an integrated methodology for evaluating academic spin-offs (ASOs) for supporting both the development phase and performance evaluation. The ASOs have peculiar characteristics compared to other start-up companies and the debate on their evaluation is still open. Design/methodology/approach The proposed methodology, adopting a lean approach, faces the typical problems that characterize the growth of an ASO: the excessive attention to the technological aspects with respect t…

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