Author Archives: Nardo de Vries

Invitation to join seminars with Melissa Cardon

Dear DARE/entrepreneurship research colleagues,   Melissa Cardon, Nestlé Professor of Business Administration at University of Tennessee, will be coming to visit the Management and Organization department (SBE) at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam the first week of October (1-5). Melissa’s research focuses on unleashing human potential within entrepreneurial firms, including a dual interest in HR practices that maximize employee potential, and

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Entrepreneurship: Behavioral and Cognitive Approaches Workshop

13 – 14 September 2018 – School of Management, University of Bath The School of Management, University of Bath is pleased to be hosting the second annual workshop on behavioral and cognitive approaches in entrepreneurship. The deadline for submissions is Thursday 14th June 2018. This follows the very successful inaugural workshop that took place at the University of Strasbourg in

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Creative entrepreneurship conference, April 13, JADS in Den Bosch

For the past four years, the Creative Entrepreneurship Lab has conducted research into entrepreneurship in the cultural and creative industry. During this project, funded by the Dutch Council for Scientific Research (NWO) and creative industries labour union the Kunstenbond, we studied how different aspects of creative entrepreneurship, such as creativity, cooperation, strategy, and results, are interrelated. This has been followed

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Revitalizing Entrepreneurship Education

Adopting a critical approach in the classroom One-day workshop at VU University Amsterdam March 12, 2018 Organizers: Karin Berglund, Stockholm Business School, Sweden Karen Verduijn, VU University Amsterdam, the Netherlands Confirmed keynote speaker: Tara Fenwick, Emeritus Professor, University of Stirling Workshop description: The workshop explores issues Entrepreneurship Education (EE) faces in contemporary society. By experimenting with pedagogical purposes, approaches and

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Academic position in Entrepreneurship (KU Leuven)

The Faculty of Economics and Business of the KU Leuven has a vacant full-time academic position in the field of Entrepreneurship. We are looking for motivated candidates with an excellent or highly promising research record and demonstrable teaching skills in the field. We offer a dynamic and internationally oriented research environment. This fulltime position asks for a clear commitment to

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ARJAN FREDERIKS AWARDED WITH THE PRESTIGIOUS HEIZER DISSERTATION AWARD

Nikos PhD alumnus Arjan Frederiks was awarded the prestigious Heizer Dissertation Award by the AOM Entrepreneurship division at their 77th annual meeting. The Award honours outstanding doctoral research that deals with the founding, management, growth and development of high potential new ventures, with venture capital, or with corporate entrepreneurship. Frederiks received the Award for his thesis titled ‘On the use of

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DARE RESEARCH SEMINAR: ‘Creative Entrepreneurship and Entrepreneurial Creativity’, November 30, JADS Den Bosch

Dear members of DARE, We cordially invite you to the 12th DARE research seminar “Creative Entrepreneurship and Entrepreneurial Creativity” on November 30 2017, 13:30-18:30 hours (including network drinks) at Jheronimus Academy of Data Science (JADS) in Den Bosch. Call for papers: In the academic literature as well as business practice, entrepreneurship and creativity are two important hand-in-hand concepts. In this

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Understanding entrepreneurial behaviour – 11th DARE seminar at NIKOS, University of Twente

The 11th DARE Seminar took place at the University of Twente, co-hosted by the Netherlands Institute for Knowledge-Intensive Entrepreneurship (NIKOS). Entrepreneurship researchers from all over the Netherlands and even Spain were able to network, create memories, and discuss many important new research insights that are vital to a better understanding of entrepreneurial behavior. Some of these include the role of

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Two seminars on entrepreneurship in May @ VU Amsterdam

The VU Amsterdam will host two very interesting events in May. On the 29th of May a seminar is organized on on “the Entrepreneurial University”. The idea of the Entrepreneurial University is commonly associated with the commercialization of knowledge developed by academic scientists via patenting, licensing, university spin-off creation and university-industry partnerships, but other applications are also possible. The next day,

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