A cluster initiative, beside to stimulate new ideas and collaboration between those who integrate it, should be an open space where new entrepreneurs find the opportunity to present their projects.
What in this article of Rebecca Knight is presented as a guide of tips for a professional who is deciding about if enter into a start-up, it should be also of great interest to those within a cluster must promote initiatives and new projects even if they come from outside.
We sometimes have the misconception that a cluster is a closed club where only members can take advantages. I do not share it. In my opinion a cluster should be an area of interest shared by all who want to strengthen a competitive position in what different stakeholders have to be involved.
When doors and windows are closed, relations vitiate and no one is attentive to the rapid changes taking place out there: on the market.