An analysis of the pre-incubation process a case study

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Guilherme Paraol de Matos
Milena Meridimi Teixeira
Clarissa Stefani Teixeira


Innovation habitats have fostered entrepreneurship and assisted in the creation and development of innovative ventures. Among the existing innovation habitats, the pre-incubator has contributed to the creation of a successful business model. Thus, the current study aims to analyze the perception of the pre-incubated on the importance of pre-incubation in the development of their business. A case study was conducted through personal interviews with participants from the pre-incubator in Florianópolis. As a main result, it verified that the pre-incubator contributed to the development of the business model of its pre-incubated. In addition, it served as a learning environment on entrepreneurship and the business world. However, negative points also raised, such as management changes in the middle of the pre-incubation process. Finally, it noted that the environment positively evaluated by the informants, mainly as a place of knowledge sharing and development of their business models.


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Paraol de Matos, G., Meridimi Teixeira, M. ., & Stefani Teixeira, C. (2020). An analysis of the pre-incubation process: a case study. International Journal for Innovation Education and Research, 8(6), 01-15.
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Guilherme Paraol de Matos, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina

Dept. of knowledge Engineering

Milena Meridimi Teixeira, Federal University of Santa Catarina, Florianópolis –SC-Brazil

Dept. of knowledge Engineering

Clarissa Stefani Teixeira, Federal University of Santa Catarina, Florianópolis –SC-Brazil

Dept. of knowledge Engineering


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