Supplement | HBS Case Collection | October 2001


by Howard H. Stevenson and Amy Blitz


Outlines alternative mechanisms for getting into business. Shows the means by which an experienced entrepreneur can gain control over the necessary resources to lower the fixed costs of business entry. Provides a mechanism for discussing the role of experience, credibility, and contacts in the development of a new business venture.

Keywords: Entrepreneurship; Business Startups; Cost; Social and Collaborative Networks; Experience and Expertise;


Stevenson, Howard H., and Amy Blitz. "R&R." Harvard Business School Video Supplement 802-802, October 2001.