technopreneur

noun
tech·​no·​pre·​neur | \ ˌtek-nō-prə-ˈnər How to pronounce technopreneur (audio) , -ˈn(y)u̇r \

Definition of technopreneur

: an entrepreneur involved with high technology

Examples of technopreneur in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For twenty minutes, the Pope held the rapt attention of the technopreneurs, a post-religious legion if ever there was one. James Carroll, The New Yorker, "Two Scenes from Pope Francis’s Revolution of Tenderness," 1 May 2017

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First Known Use of technopreneur

1987, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for technopreneur

techno- + (entre)preneur

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27 Jan 2020

Cite this Entry

“Technopreneur.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/technopreneur. Accessed 17 Feb. 2020.

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