Family Business Entrepreneurship

Family Business Entrepreneurship

Stronger than Ever – Luca Buccellati

Stronger than Ever – Luca Buccellati

Luca Buccellati is a third generation member of the legendary Buccellati jewellers of Milan. While speaking to him, one is immediately drawn in by...
Banding Together – Interview with Gerald Clerc

Banding Together – Interview with Gerald Clerc

Established in 1874, Geneva-based Clerc Watches is a family establishment headed by third generation family member Gerald Clerc. Gerald Clerc and his wife Nathalie...
The Cousin’s Consortium

The Cousin’s Consortium

In 1947 Antonio Busatti established himself as the first dealer of Japanese pearls in Italy. Nearly three decades later, his three children Luigi, Carlo,...
When the Third Generation Builds the Family Business – Cecil Purnell

When the Third Generation Builds the Family Business – Cecil Purnell

When speaking to Jonathan Purnell, Chairman and Co - Founder of Cecil Purnell it becomes clear that there is one driving force in his...
Bayco: Some Things in Life Have No Price

Bayco: Some Things in Life Have No Price

Amir Hadjibay was only 13 years old when he began to travel between Iran and India. He established a strong reputation for himself as...
Families of Malaysia: Case Study – Part One

Families of Malaysia: Case Study – Part One

Malaysia’s growth has been well noted across the world, as the Southeast Asian nation’s GDP is firmly positioned in the global top-30, valued at...
Growth by Design – The Royal Selangor Family Business

Growth by Design – The Royal Selangor Family Business

Interview with Yong Yoon Li, Executive Director, Royal Selangor, Malaysia This is the story of a family whose love for pewter has grown the family...
Of Shoes and Family – The Entrepreneurial Heritage of Peter Nappi

Of Shoes and Family – The Entrepreneurial Heritage of Peter Nappi

Interview with Phillip Nappi, Co-Founder of Peter Nappi, United States Some say that entrepreneurship is a trait that people are born with; a spirit that...
The Entrepreneurial Family Business – The Advantages and Drawbacks of Spontaneous and Short-Term Decision-making

The Entrepreneurial Family Business – The Advantages and Drawbacks of Spontaneous and Short-Term Decision-making

Interview with Mutassem Daaboul, CEO, SAMA In September 2005 Mutassem Daaboul joined his father’s business, the Syrian Daaboul Industrial Group, and was soon thrown into...
The Relationship Between Entrepreneurship and Family Business – Complementary Dynamics

The Relationship Between Entrepreneurship and Family Business – Complementary Dynamics

Interview with Professor Pramodita Sharma, University of Vermont, Canada The mechanics of a family business and the drivers of entrepreneurship are complementary in nature. Every...