Nashville pros on how entrepreneurs can beat the odds

Nashville Business Journal
Feb 24, 2012

With resources like the Nashville Entrepreneur Center and the entrepreneurship centers at Belmont University, Vanderbilt and other institutions, local business leaders feel Nashville is on course toward becoming one of the top destinations in the United States to start a company. But with most new ventures failing in the first five years, how does an entrepreneur ensure his or her idea survives beyond the startup phase? Michael Burcham, professor in the practice of management and president and CEO of the Entrepreneur Center, is quoted.