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AIEA Seminar Series

Scaling versus Selling Startups: An Ecosystem Theory
  • Thomas Hellmann (University of Oxford)
  • January 21, 2022 (9PM Taipei/HK/Beijing/Singapore; Noon UK time; 8AM EST)
  • To be decided
ABSTRACT

 

Prof. Thomas Hellmann is the DP World Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the Saïd School of Business, University of Oxford. He holds a BA from the London School of Economics and a PhD from Stanford University, where he wrote his thesis under Prof. Joseph Stiglitz (Nobel in Economics, 2001). He previously was faculty at Stanford GSB and UBC Sauder. He also held visiting positions at Harvard Business School, Wharton, the Hoover Institution, INSEAD, and the University of New South Wales. He has taught numerous undergraduate, MBA, doctoral, and executive courses in the areas of entrepreneurship, finance, and strategic management. His research focuses on entrepreneurial finance, entrepreneurship, innovation, and public policy. His academic writings have been published in many leading economics, finance, and management journals, including the American Economic Review, the Journal of Finance, and Management Science. He has been an advisor  consultant to a variety of clients, including the World Economic Forum, Barclays Bank, the Government of British Columbia, and numerous start-up companies. He wrote many case studies on entrepreneurial companies and venture financing. His textbook on Entrepreneurial Finance came out in 2020. He is the founder of the NBER Entrepreneurship Research Boot Camp. He is the Academic Director of SBS Entrepreneurship Centre, and Site Lead of the Creative Destruction Lab at Oxford.