Definition of technopreneur in English:



  • (especially in South and SE Asia) a person who sets up a business concerned with computers or similar technology.

    • ‘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.’


1990s: blend of techno- and entrepreneur.