The differences between entrepreneur and intrapreneur are as follows:
Entrepreneur: He is fully independent. He does not work for others and his own boss.
Intrapreneur: He depends on corporate owner. He works for corporation under defined rules and regulations.
2. Capital/ Investment
Entrepreneur: He manages required capital himself. He raises fund for new business.
Intrapreneur: He does not need to manage required fund because corporation raises capital for the business.
3. Risk Bearing
Entrepreneur: He bears 100% business risk. He risks own money.
Intrapreneur: He does not bear full risk of the business, He risks others money.
4. Primary Motive
Entrepreneur: Primary motive of entrepreneur is to be independent, self-satisfaction and earn monetary reward.
Intrapreneur: He has the motive of advancement and promotion with fixed salary.
5. Time Bound
Entrepreneur: He does not follow strict timetable. It may take several years for the growth of the business.
Intrapreneur: He is bounded by the corporate timetable.
Entrepreneur: He is guided by the principle of ' Problems provide opportunities'.