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We are thrilled to announce that CEFS alumna Prof. Dr. Barbara Scheck has been appointed as Clinical Associate Professor of Management at Stern Business School at NYU Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates). Prof. Scheck was a Research Assistant at the Chair of Entrepreneurial Finance at TUM, where she…

We proudly announce that our CEFS scientific director, Prof. Ann-Kristin Achleitner, will be a keynote speaker at the 84th Annual Conference of the Association of Business Administration Professors (VHB) held from 6-8 March 2024 at the Leuphana University Lüneburg. In her opening speech on…

We are delighted to share that the new CEFS research paper titled “Limited Partners versus Unlimited Machines: Artificial Intelligence and the Performance of Private Equity Funds” authored by Prof. Reiner Braun (CEFS), Prof. Ludovic Phalippou (Oxford) and Prof. Florencio Lopez de Silanes (SKEMA)…

As part of the BMBF sponsored research project 'Biotech Ecosystem Germany' led by Dr. Svenja Jarchow, our full course program 'Realizing Biotech Innovation – A Business Guide for Scientists' has been launched. The program consists of three stand-alone courses that complement each other. It is…

We are thrilled to announce that Stefan Weik, PhD candidate at the Chair of Entrepreneurial Finance and researcher at the Center for Entrepreneurial and Financial Studies (CEFS), has been awarded the Best Conference Paper Award at the 7th ENTFIN (Entrepreneurial Finance) conference in Antwerp…

We are delighted to share a new CEFS research paper draft titled “Limited Partners versus Unlimited Machines: Artificial Intelligence and the Performance of Private Equity Funds” authored by Prof. Reiner Braun (CEFS), Prof. Ludovic Phalippou (Oxford) and Prof. Florencio Lopez de Silanes (SKEMA)…

Within the context of the 2023 SuperReturn International in Berlin, Prof. Reiner Braun will hold a keynote speech on "The Promise of AI in Private Markets" at PE Legal 2023. The event is organized by YPOG and takes place on June 7 2023 starting from 12.15 pm at the Waldorf Astoria in Berlin. More…

We are thrilled to share the exciting news that that three of our PhD students (Alex Schneider, Lukas Hysky and Stefan Weik) from the Chair of Entrepreneurial Finance have successfully secured acceptance to present their research papers at the 7th Entrepreneurial Finance Association (ENTFIN)…

We are happy to share that Steffen Grebe will present findings from the research project “Biotech Ecosystem Germany” funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research. The paper, co-authored by Dr. Svenja Jarchow, examines IP contracts that formalize the technology transfer from public German…

We are proud to announce that our scientific director, Ann-Kristin Achleitner, has been part of the opening roundtable of the European Sounding Board on Innovation (ESBI). ESBI is an advisory vehicle that provides feedback on the European Innovation Agenda to EU Commissioner Mariya Gabriel. As a…