noun, plural en·tre·pre·neurs [ahn-truh-pruh-nurz, -noorz; French ahn-truh-pruh-nœr]. /ˌɑn trə prəˈnɜrz, -ˈnʊərz; French ɑ̃ trə prəˈnœr/.
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH entrepreneurentrepreneur , intrapreneur
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Four Points is intentionally offering incentives that lower startup costs for local entrepreneurs.Opportunity Zones haven’t fully reached their potential, but don’t write them off yet|jakemeth|September 16, 2020|Fortune
That paints a picture of a city that’s successfully pushing medium-sized companies to great heights but is struggling to get minority entrepreneurs to the starting line in the first place.Cincinnati’s Secret Sauce to Help Minority Businesses Succeed|Nick Fouriezos|September 15, 2020|Ozy
Indeed, most of the entrepreneurs I’ve met over the years aimed at just this kind of success.‘How I Built This’ host Guy Raz on insights from some of the world’s most famous entrepreneurs|Rachel King|September 15, 2020|Fortune
You can’t blame the social media companies for this, they are entrepreneurs too, and their profit depends on the money you take away from them when your post reaches too far.Inbound marketing for brand awareness: Four up-to-date ways to do it|Ali Faagba|September 11, 2020|Search Engine Watch
Instead of releasing the model for everyone to use, it has only granted beta access to a select few—a mix of entrepreneurs, researchers, and public figures in the tech world.Welcome to the Next Level of Bullshit - Issue 89: The Dark Side|Raphaël Millière|September 9, 2020|Nautilus
Malaysian-based entrepreneur Tony Fernandes has turned AirAsia into the most successful low cost airline in southeast Asia.Annoying Airport Delays Might Prevent You From Becoming the Next AirAsia 8501|Clive Irving|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The Virologist By Andrew Marantz, New Yorker How a young entrepreneur built an empire by repackaging memes.The Daily Beast’s Best Longreads, Dec 29-Jan 4, 2014|William Boot|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The feisty airline is the brainchild of entrepreneur Tony Fernandes, a Malaysian of Indian descent who also is a British citizen.The Presumed Crash of AirAsia Flight QZ8501 Is Nothing Like MH370|Lennox Samuels|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Beck is in the same position as any post-industrial capitalist entrepreneur.Glenn Beck Is Now Selling Hipster Clothes. Really.|Ana Marie Cox|December 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Internet media entrepreneur Nick Denton is a person to whom harsh judgments adhere like barnacles.The Gospel According to Nick Denton—What Next For The Gawker Founder?|Lloyd Grove|December 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Indeed, the entrepreneur sometimes finds it to his advantage to give his employees even more than strict justice would demand.Consumers and Wage-Earners|J. Elliot Ross
The successful entrepreneur for instance draws a rent of ability from his superior equipment and education.The History of the Fabian Society|Edward R. Pease
The managing entrepreneur knows better, when he deals with union rules and walking delegates.Social Value|B. M. Anderson
We shall term it the function of the entrepreneur, using this term in an unusually strict way.
The entrepreneur in his capacity of buyer and seller does not even do the work which purchases and sales involve.
British Dictionary definitions for entrepreneur
Derived forms of entrepreneurentrepreneurial, adjectiveentrepreneurship, noun
Word Origin for entrepreneur
Cultural definitions for entrepreneur
One who starts a business or other venture that promises economic gain but that also entails risks.