Elina Kallas

Elina
Kallas

Entrepreneurship Lecturer, University of Tartu

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Dr. Elina Kallas’ research focuses on entrepreneurship and start-up ecosystems. She has been an entrepreneurship lecturer for many years at the University of Tartu, Estonia. Elina was involved as a researcher in developing a country-wide entrepreneurship education program in Estonia. Elina has published numerous academic papers as well as several books on creativity techniques. The latest book is The Solution Book, which is the collection of proven problem-solving tools. Elina is also an entrepreneur herself, helping companies to enhance HR function and develop managerial competency.

Expertise
Entrepreneurship/start-up/innovation ecosystems; Regional studies
Current Project
Startup Miracles from the East: Entrepreneurial Ecosystems in Russia
Foreign Language

Education

Ph.D.
, Economics
, Business Administration
, University of Tartu
Selected Publications

Kallas, E. (2019). Environment-Readiness Entrepreneurship Intention Model: The Case of Estonians and the Russian-Speaking Minority in Estonia. Sage Open, 9 (1), 1−15. DOI: 10.1177/2158244018821759.

Kallas, E., Patil, V. (2020). The Solution Book. 101 Techniques for Successful Ideation and Problem Solving. Bizat: Tartu.

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