Category Archives: Faculty voice

Michael Hay

Michael Hay and the Foundations of Entrepreneurship at LBS

Many people will remember the late Professor Michael Hay who was a major champion of entrepreneurship at LBS over many years and pioneered so many early initiatives that established entrepreneurship teaching and new venture support at the School. He also played a leading role in establishing London Business School’s Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship in […]

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We’re hiring: Part-time Research Associate in Entrepreneurship

This is a part-time appointment, competitively compensated on an hourly basis, to start as soon as possible. The position will offer first-hand exposure to the scholarship of leading LBS faculty – Prof. Olenka Kacperczyk, Prof. Ioannis Ioannou and Prof. Luisa Alemany – and practitioners in the fields of venture capital, entrepreneurship and sustainability. It will […]

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Evidence that investors penalize female founders for lack of industry fit

Behind the Research with LBS Assistant Professor of Organisational Behaviour Dana Kanze. We “sat down” with LBS Assistant Professor of Organisational Behaviour Dana Kanze to talk about the work she and her colleagues—Professors Mark A. Conley of Stockholm School of Economics, House of Innovation; Tyler G. Okimoto of The University of Queensland; Damon J. Phillips […]

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Blowing the whistle on the founding penalty

New research by Olenka Kacperczyk and Peter Younkin shows that ex-entrepreneurs often struggle to find ‘regular’ employment. Jeff Skinner explains how the ‘founding penalty’ works. The implications of bias against entrepreneurs are problematic for businesses and entrepreneurs alike. Businesses are missing out on a talent pool of highly motivated individuals, and aspiring entrepreneurs may find […]

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How to Become a CEO in Your Early Thirties

Many people have ideas about “what they’d do if they were an entrepreneur.” But many young MBA graduates don’t view entrepreneurship as a viable near-term career option. Simon Webster, company director, LBS alumnus, investor and LBS guest lecturer, is teaching a Strategy & Entrepreneurship course at London Business School in collaboration with Luisa Alemany, Associate […]

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Fireside Chat with Akriti Dokania (Octopus Ventures) and Gary Dushnitsky (LBS)

Gary Dushnitsky, Associate Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship at London Business School, talks to his former MBA student Akriti Dokania, Investor at Octopus Ventures. Have you always dreamt about finding and funding innovative startups? Does the venture capital sector interest you? Are you a technology person who wants to play an active role in supporting […]

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