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Oliver Weglinski from Umeå University has been awarded this year’s Michael Treschow Scholarship

02 December 2020
Oliver Weglinski is awarded the 2020 Michael Treschow Scholarship for his sensitive and highly engaged attitude to design, which he demonstrates in both his process and project outcomes. He is an MFA in Interaction Design student at Umeå University.

New research: religion and traditions shape family mindset towards business practices

01 December 2020
New research on entrepreneurship suggests that religion and traditions shape the family structure to produce effects on family functioning and on the family mindset. These factors subsequently shape how transgenerational entrepreneurship is fostered or hindered through specific business practices in family firms.

New research: investors penalize female founders who don’t “fit” male industries

27 November 2020
New research finds that female founders of entrepreneurial ventures raise significantly more funding when catering to female-dominated industries. Effectively, this means that men are afforded credibility across a broad range of industries, while women are confined to a less lucrative subset of the labor market.

PhD student positions available at the House of Innovation

18 November 2020
Stockholm School of Economics (SSE) is seeking applicants for its PhD program in Business Administration who are ready to embark on a challenging career in an internationally leading academic business school environment. At SSE’s House of Innovation (HOI), successful candidates will join a vibrant research, education, and outreach environment for activities within innovation, digitalization, and entrepreneurship.

SSE launches new program with entrepreneurial starpower

10 November 2020
Backed by superstar entrepreneurs like Josefin Langård and Fredrik Hjelm, the Stockholm School of Economics and their venture incubator SSE Business Lab are gearing up to take entrepreneurship to the next level. The new program Ideate aims to increase the number of startups founded by students.

UCLA professor Olav Sorensson to join HOI and SHoF

09 November 2020
We are pleased to welcome Professor Olav Sorenson as an Erling Persson Visiting Professor starting in the academic year 2021/2022. The Erling Persson Visiting Professor is a joint program between the House of Innovation (HOI) and the Swedish House of Finance (SHoF).

New research: growth intentions in family-based new venture teams

22 September 2020
Business success, especially for entrepreneurs who are just starting out, is often measured in terms of new venture growth. Unfortunately, this kind of growth can be hard to achieve for entrepreneurs who don’t have access to many resources.

New research: coordinating occupational work through a temporal perspective

11 September 2020
Groups of professionals hardly ever work alone. Often, occupational groups benefit from exchanging and relying on the expertise of other occupational groups. Or they many need to collaborate to complete a given project. These exchanges of knowledge and services require a considerable amount of coordination.

New research: advancing qualitative entrepreneurship research

09 September 2020
New work co-authored with the House of Innovation provides guidance for authors wishing to use qualitative methods by outlining four characteristics of entrepreneurship research that qualitative research is uniquely designed to address.

New research: understanding entrepreneurial opportunities through metaphors

17 July 2020
An important process that occurs at the nexus of entrepreneurship and family is the creation of new opportunities for one’s self and one’s kin. But this is not an easy task. There are many challenges that come with facing this unfamiliar and uncharted territory. For this reason, it makes sense that the journey be narrated in the form of metaphors embedded in family discourse. Yet, little is known about how these narratives are constructed or used.

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