Research Overview about Competencies of Startups
Keywords:Capabilities, Competence, Startup, Startup competencies
Purpose: The aim of this paper was to contextualize the research scenario about startup competencies.
Design/methodology/approach: The systematic literature review was built from the content analysis of 71 papers from Web of Science and Scopus database. The papers were analyzed from descriptive, bibliographic, methodologic, results and citation characteristics.
Findings: From the results, it is observed that the USA is the absolute stand in studies related to startups and competencies. However, other nations also have developed relevant studies. Studies related to startups and competencies still are at a very theoretical stage, which creates a demand for the development of studies that collect and provide scientific data to the market about these enterprises.
Research, Practical & Social implications: Eight competences were mapped, being constituted by three fundamental stages for the construction of a startup.
Originality/value: This article is an academic contribution that allows an understanding about research developed on startups and their competencies, considering data from two reference research databases.
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