What is an Intrepreneur?

Our blog is all about entrepreneurship and part of being an entrepreneur is having an entrepreneur skill. Now, an intrepreneur (also intrapreneur) is a person who possesses such skill but is working within a company or organisation.

Entrepreneurial skills would include drive or forward thinking. An intrepreneur is a person who behaves like an entrepreneur whilst being employed. Intrepreneurs are usually encourages to develop their ideas into a workable product by the companies they work for.

Like an entrepreneur, an intrepreneur is motivated, creative, and able to think outside of the box.

The benefit of being an intrepreneur is that the risk of failure is far less. Intrepreneurs have the substantial finances of the company backing their efforts, and they can take advantage of connections, knowledge, and skills available to the company.