Business

Intrapreneur: What Is an Intrapreneur?

Written by MasterClass

Last updated: Nov 16, 2022 • 3 min read

In 1978, Gifford Pinchot III and Elizabeth S. Pinchot coined the term “intrapreneur” in a white paper titled “Intra-Corporate Entrepreneurship.” Like an entrepreneur, an intrapreneur stimulates innovation by developing new ideas and products. Learn about the differences between intrapreneurs and entrepreneurs and how each of these roles functions within the business world.