Student-led workshop CALL FOR PAPERS (SEFI)

The WEFI organizers are happy to announce a student-run event in October. Along with the lecture series and regular seminar series, we hope this one-day event will help PhD students interested in the areas of entrepreneurship and innovation. Student-authored full-length papers from all disciplines covering all areas of innovation and entrepreneurship are invited. Papers co-authored with faculty members are welcome as long as the student presents the paper at the workshop.

The workshop will take place virtually on October 11th, 2021 at noon EST.

Deadline to Submit: August 23rd, 2021


Papers can be submitted by mail to Please mention the name of the presenting author in the subject line. We look forward to your submissions!


Student co-organizers: Caroline Genç (Université Paris Dauphine-PSL), Ellen Xiyue Li (UBC Sauder School of Business), Hedieh Rashidi Ranjbar (Michigan Ross), Liudmila Alekseeva (IESE Business School), Minmo Gahng (University of Florida), Seula Kim (University of Maryland), Silvia Dalla Fontana (USI Lugano and SFI), Sophia Jing Xue (University of Maryland), and Yingxiang Li (UBC Sauder School of Business)

Faculty co-organizers: Michael Ewens, Yael Hochberg, Song Ma, and David Robinson.


Entrepreneurial finance, innovation, entrepreneurship, venture capital and private equity.


August 23rd, 2021


October 11th, 2021, 12pm ET (Zoom)

Send papers to: