Effectuation Stories

Case studies, lessons and stories about Effectuation!

2023 Young African Entrepreneur Economic Forum-Freetown, Sierra Leone

The Young African Entrepreneur Economic Forum (AYBEF) held its 2nd Edition in the middle of January in Freetown, hosting young entrepreneurs from across Sierra Leone and African diaspora experts from Germany. The main objective of the conference was, "To highlight the importance of the diaspora in the development of the African continent and in the promotion of“Made in Africa” products".  Of particular emphasis was addressing the priority for youth employment through the development of Entrepreneurship skills and with the support of the diaspora.

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Effectuation Rio - A Recap

Meeting of Brazilian ventures from favelas, the Amazon and research centers 

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Encuentro de emprendimientos brasileños de favelas, de la Amazonía y centros de investigación 

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UVA Darden Professor Saras Sarasvathy Wins 2022 Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research

Groundbreaking effectuation model secures foremost international prize in field

University of...

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Is Elon Musk acting Effectually at Twitter?

Over the past few weeks there have been many articles written about Elon Musk and his actions at...

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Effectuation Kids Book Series Named Best for Fostering Entrepreneurship

The new series of children's books based on the teachings of Saras Sarasvathy (link) have garnered...

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New UVA Darden Online Course Offers Power of Effectuation to Learners Around the World

A new massive online open course from the University of Virginia Darden School of Business ...

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Happy Diwali

Happy Diwali everyone.  May your celebration be bright and full of joy and wisdom.  For those who...

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New Book Series Takes Power of Effectuation to Kids

University of Virginia Darden School of Business Professor Saras Sarasvathy’s theory of ...

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