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) conference. The conference, scheduled to be held from 5th to 7th July 2023, will take place in the city of Antwerp, Belgium. Alex Schneider will be presenting his paper "Private Equity Buyouts and Productivity: A Narrative from Italy", while Lukas Hysky will be showcasing his insightful research on "Cutting through the ESG nonsense: Relevance of sustainability criteria in Limited Partners’ investment decision". Lastly, Stefan Weik will be presenting his noteworthy project titled "The Startup Performance Disadvantage in Europe: Evidence from Startups Migrating to the U.S.". More information about the conference and the program can be found here.
The Entrepreneurial Finance Association (ENTFIN) conference is an esteemed annual gathering that brings together entrepreneurs, finance professionals, researchers, and policymakers from around the world. This conference serves as a platform to explore and discuss the latest trends, theories, and practices in entrepreneurial finance. With a focus on the intersection of entrepreneurship and finance, the ENTFIN conference delves into topics such as venture capital, angel investing, crowdfunding, entrepreneurial finance policy, and innovative funding strategies. The conference offers a vibrant environment for networking, knowledge exchange, and collaboration, allowing participants to connect with like-minded individuals, engage in stimulating discussions, and gain valuable insights into the challenges and opportunities in entrepreneurial finance. Through its diverse range of panels, research presentations, and keynote speeches, the EFA conference plays a pivotal role in advancing the understanding and advancement of entrepreneurial finance, fostering innovation and growth in the entrepreneurial ecosystem.