Leadership and Entrepreneurship in Tech Start-UPS

Corina Georgiana Serban (Patrintas)
Cristian Negrutiu
JEL codes: 
L26 - Entrepreneurship, L90 - General, M13 - New Firms; Startups, M50 - General.
The present paper attempts to deal with two classical themes in a new and fresh context. The amount of works on leadership and entrepreneurship is vast, but the authors identified a gap in the research of these concepts in relation with tech start-ups, a domain that developed significantly in the recent period. The authors performed a detailed literature review, followed by an interview with a selected panel of entrepreneurs in Romania. The results of the study highlights few important trends related to the leadership traits of Romanian entrepreneurs. The results also confirmed a positive mindset and attitude which triggers an optimistic outlook for the Romanian entrepreneurial ecosystem.
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