entrepreneurship

Seed-stage Investment Decisions
DUSHNITSKY, Gary | SARKAR, Sayan

In 2019, there were over 4,700 seed-stage investments globally, along with significant recent interest in how resources are mobilized during the earliest stages of the entrepreneurial journey. Seed-stage startups work towards fin ...

Above Board or Underhand? When Academic Entrepreneurs Break the Rules
WALDMAN, David | VAULONT, Manuel | BALVEN, Rachel | SIEGEL, Donald | RUPP, Deborah

Academic entrepreneurs who feel unfairly treated by their universities may be willing to sidestep university policy and even break the law to bring their innovative ideas to fruition, warn HKUST’s Assistant Professor Manuel ...

Need Funds? Ask Investors on A Sunny Day

How and why can irrelevant, short-lived factors shape investment decisions? This can happen in investment decisions in nascent, seed-stage startups, where information is scarce and uncertainty is intense. Taking sunshine on the d ...