Does financial background affect entrepreneur students creativity

An investigation of how rich and poor students start their businesses

Inaya Sari Melati, Sandy Arief, Satsya Yoga Baswara

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The results of previous studies have indicated that entrepreneurship ability affects entrepreneurial student’s creative achievement. This research tries to describe the different pattern of start-up business run by 99 students who have owned businesses in various fields as seen from their different economic backgrounds. Additionally, this research compares the creative achievement between entrepreneurial students with different economic backgrounds. The research results indicate that there is a high tendency of different patterns of start-up business between students with high and low economic backgrounds. This research also finds that the creative achievement of entrepreneurial students from poor family is higher than those from rich family.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-11
Number of pages11
JournalJournal of Entrepreneurship Education
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 17 Mar 2018
Externally publishedYes


  • Entrepreneuring Student
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Creativity
  • Start-up Business

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