Are Intrapreneurs Just Like Entrepreneurs, But Just In Large Companies?

Intrapreneur Superman

Last week, I wrote a blog wondering if entrepreneurs really ever satisfied?  Within that blog, albeit briefly, I mentioned intrapreneurs and that large Fortune 500 type companies were promoting this idea within their organization.

So that got me thinking, are intrapreneurs just like entrepreneurs, but just in large companies?  Well, just like last week, lets define what an intrapreneur is.  The website defines intrapreneur as “A person within a large corporation who takes direct responsibility for turning an idea into a profitable finished product through assertive risk-taking and innovation.”  The same site defines entrepreneur as “A person who organizes, operates, and assumes the risk for a business venture.”

So are they the same?

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