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technopreneur

Line breaks: techno|pre¦neur
Pronunciation: /ˌtɛknəʊprəˈnəː
 
, ˈtɛknəʊprənəː/

Definition of technopreneur in English:

noun

(Especially in South and SE Asia) a person who sets up a business concerned with computers or similar technology.
Example sentences
  • Many of these technopreneurs are mobilising interests and utilising the Internet to also cater and manufacture services for diasporic, displaced and elite people.
  • Such is the sacrifice that the technopreneur has had to make as he tries to reinvent data delivery on mobile phones as well as the practice of global marketing.
  • The Member of Parliament and technopreneur saw enough potential in the company four years ago to pump in US $1.5 million.

Origin

1990s: blend of techno- and entrepreneur.

Derivatives

technopreneurial

1
adjective
Example sentences
  • The technopreneurial spirit in my estimate is as strong in Asia as it is in any other part of the world.
  • The technopreneurial project provides accredited technical, entrepreneurial, business and life skills to trainees.
  • Equip yourself with the right technopreneurial skills and learn how to manage risks and enhance your chances of success in the business world.

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