Call for papers: Private Capital Symposium 2024

In the ever-evolving landscape of private equity and venture capital, the 15th Private Capital Symposium in 2024 is set to be an insightful gathering. Hosted by the Institute of Entrepreneurship and Private Capital (IEPC) at London Business School, this symposium promises two days of intellectual exchange, open debate, and thought-provoking discussions.

The call for papers is now open, inviting faculty and Ph.D. students to submit their research focused on private equity or venture capital for presentation on the second day of the symposium.

Call for papers: Private capital symposium 2024

Symposium Details:

Scheduled for 21-22 May 2024 the Private Capital Symposium will be a hub of influential industry experts and academic thought leaders. Participants can expect a vibrant platform that goes beyond traditional conference norms, offering an inspiring environment for the exchange of ideas. To register your interest in attending visit our website.

The scientific committee includes:
• Luisa Alemany, Associate Professor of Management Practice at London Business School and Academic Director, IEPC
• Gary Dushnitsky, Associate Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship at London Business School
• Victoria Ivashina, Lovett-Learned Chaired Professor of Finance and Head of the Finance Unit, Harvard Business School
• Josh Lerner, Jacob H. Schiff Professor of Investment Banking, Harvard Business School
• Ramana Nanda, Professor of Entrepreneurial Finance, Imperial Business School
• Ilya A. Strebulaev, The David S. Lobel Professor of Private Equity & Finance, Founder & Director, Venture Capital Initiative, Graduate School of Business, Stanford University
• Florin Vasvari, Professor of Accounting, Chair, Accounting Faculty; Academic Director, IEPC
• Michael S. Weisbach, Ralph W. Kurtz Chair in Finance, Ohio State University.


The deadline for the submission of papers is Sunday 10 March 2024. Please submit your academic paper here.

Get involved

We are in the process of putting together the agenda for the practitioner day. If you would like to get involved with the conference either as a speaker, moderator, or otherwise, please feel free to reach out to us with your proposal.