Our results show that the selection of these activities is both ubiquitous and driven by pre-start-up experience and new venture characteristics. The activities themselves do not robustly link with successful new venture foundation. Hence, pre-start-up experiences, venture characteristics, and the institutional environment are more important in explaining successful performance than recommended activities. Implications for research, practice, and pedagogy are discussed.
Honig, B. and Hopp, C. (2016), "New Venture Planning and Lean Start-up Activities: A Longitudinal Empirical Study of Entrepreneurial Success, Founder Preferences and Venture Context", Models of Start-up Thinking and Action: Theoretical, Empirical and Pedagogical Approaches (Advances in Entrepreneurship, Firm Emergence and Growth, Vol. 18), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. 75-108. https://doi.org/10.1108/S1074-754020160000018003
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