Copyright Policy

The REGEPE Entrepreneurship and Small Business Journal  is licensed under CC BY 4.0  license, thus preserving the integrity of articles in an open access environment. The journal allows the author to retain publishing rights without restrictions. The authors are free to:

  • Adapt — remix, transform, and build upon the material for any purpose, even commercially.

This license is approved for Free Cultural Works.

The licensor cannot revoke these freedoms as long as you follow the license terms.

Under the following terms:

  • Attribution — You must give appropriate credit, provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes were made. You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use.

  • No additional restrictions — You may not apply legal terms or technological measures that legally restrict others from doing anything the license permits.


Authors who publish in this journal agree to the following terms:

  1. The author(s) authorize the publication of the text in the journal;

  2. The journal is not responsible for the opinions, ideas, and concepts expressed in the texts, as they are the sole responsibility of their authors;

  3. Authors retain copyright and grant the journal the right of first publication, with the work published under the CC BY 4.0  License, which allows sharing the work with acknowledgment of authorship and initial publication in this journal;

  4. Authors are allowed and encouraged to post their work (Submitted version, Accepted version [Manuscript accepted by the author], or Published version [Record version]) online, for example in institutional repositories or preprints, as it can lead to productive exchanges as well as earlier and greater citation of published work. REGEPE requires that authors indicate/link the published article with DOI. See the Effect of Open Access.