About ISESB 2024

The International Symposium on Entrepreneurship and Small Business (ISESB) stands out as a premier academic event that explores into the multifaceted aspects of entrepreneurship and small business management. With a diverse range of topics and a commitment to exploring cutting-edge research, the symposium offers a unique and enriching experience for attendees. One of the hallmarks of the ISESB is its comprehensive exploration of the entrepreneurial journey, from ideation and opportunity recognition to venture creation, growth, and sustainability. Attendees gain insights into the latest theories, frameworks, and methodologies for fostering entrepreneurial mindsets, identifying market opportunities, and developing viable business models. The symposium places a strong emphasis on innovation and technology, recognizing their pivotal roles in driving entrepreneurial success. Discussions around disruptive technologies, digital transformation, and the impact of emerging technologies on small businesses provide attendees with valuable perspectives on navigating the ever-changing business landscape. Entrepreneurial finance is another key topic that receives significant attention at the ISESB. Presentations and discussions cover various aspects of financing, including seed funding, venture capital, crowd-funding, and alternative financing mechanisms. Attendees have the opportunity to explore strategies for securing financial resources, understanding investor perspectives, and managing financial risks associated with new ventures. The symposium also addresses the unique challenges and opportunities faced by family businesses, a vital component of many economies worldwide.

Attendees can gain insights into succession planning, governance structures, and strategies for sustaining family-owned enterprises across generations. Social entrepreneurship and its role in addressing societal and environmental challenges is another unique topic explored at the ISESB. Attendees learn about innovative business models, impact measurement, and the potential of social enterprises to drive positive change while achieving financial sustainability. Additionally, the symposium dedicates sessions to entrepreneurship education, recognizing the importance of fostering entrepreneurial mindsets and skills from an early age. Discussions revolve around effective pedagogical approaches, curriculum development, and the integration of entrepreneurship education into various academic disciplines. Beyond these core topics, the ISESB also explores emerging trends and niche areas within the entrepreneurship and small business domain. These may include discussions on rural entrepreneurship, indigenous entrepreneurship, sustainable entrepreneurship, and the role of entrepreneurship in promoting economic development and job creation. What sets the ISESB apart is its ability to bring together a diverse range of perspectives and experiences from around the world. Attendees have the opportunity to learn about entrepreneurial ecosystems, cultural influences, and best practices from different regions, fostering a truly global understanding of entrepreneurship and small business management. Through its unique and comprehensive content, the International Symposium on Entrepreneurship and Small Business serves as a catalyst for advancing knowledge, promoting innovation, and fostering a vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystem on a global scale.

Important Dates

Opening of Paper Submission site : 1st May, 2024
Last Date of Paper Submission: 31st August, 2024
Notification of Acceptance/Rejection: 07th September, 2024
Camera Ready Submission: 21st September, 2024
Last Date of Registration: 28th September, 2024
Symposium date: 04th -05th October, 2024

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