International Trends in Financing Innovation and Entrepreneurship
hosted by Lee Fleming and Gustavo Manso
The aim of workshop is to bring together leading scholars who study the financing of innovation and entrepreneurship in a variety of countries. It will explore various institutional, legal, and financial sector developments that affect the creation of entrepreneurial firms and technological innovation, their rate of success, the dynamism of incumbent firms, and their different contributions to economic development. The conference will also focus on understanding the role of entrepreneurs, emergent phenomena such as crowdfunding and FinTech, institutional investors, and financial markets in the governance of entrepreneurial firms; it will highlight differences across countries as a way to identify salient dynamics. The conference is made possible through the generous support of the Clausen Center for International Business and Policy.