Exposing the Role of Gender in the Performance of Founding Entrepreneurs
Using a sample of 114 entrepreneurs, predictors of financial performance outcomes were tested related to founding status and gender. Significant differences were found for founding status indicating that entrepreneurs who founded their ventures were more likely to experience higher financial performance than non-founding entrepreneurs. Hypotheses relating to gender with founding status and financial performance were not supported. Further, gender was not supported as a moderator of the relationship between founding status and financial performance. Implications of these findings are discussed and avenues for future research on this topic are offered.
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