How would definitions of business growth and success change if entrepreneurship ventures decided that instead of scaling up, they would “scale deep”? On the Delve podcast, Desautels Faculty of Management professor Anna Kim and her co-author Johns Hopkins Carey Business School Professor Suntae Kim discuss their eight-year study of two entrepreneurship-nurturing organizations in Detroit, revealing important differences in resourcing modes and venture growth. What they observed in that city is happening in many other places, whether small towns or big cities, rural or urban, where the issue of revitalization is top of mind.
Central Bank Digital Currencies represent a possible next step in the technological evolution of banking and the financial intermediation sector, with advances in privacy, fraud protection, and efficiency—but their roles and risks on the high-tech path forward are only now becoming clear. Some of the world’s largest economies are considering issuing a Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC), a digital form of a country’s currency that could be used to make online and mobile payments, and many smaller countries have already adopted one. Experts recently debated the future of CBDCs at the Desmarais Global Finance Lecture at the Desautels Faculty of Management.