Sub-theme 14: Exploring Start-up Programs as New Organizational Forms

Convenors:
Israel (Issy) Drori, VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Jochen Koch, European University Viadrina, Germany
Mike Wright, Imperial College Business School, United Kingdom
Session I: Thursday, July 05, 09:00 to 10:30, TLÜ, Terra, T-409
Ecosystems I
Tommy Clausen
Collective venture development as the entrepreneurial function of entrepreneurial ecosystems: Antecedents and facilitating mechanisms in incubators
Discussant(s): Andreas Kuebart and Oliver Ibert
Andreas Kuebart and Oliver Ibert
Seed accelerators as local anchors in trans-locally shared practices: Contesting the boundaries of entrepreneurial ecosystems
Discussant(s): Tommy Clausen
Introduction by Issy Drori, Jochen Koch & Mike Wright
Session II: Thursday, July 05, 11:00 to 12:30, TLÜ, Terra, T-409
Start-up Programs
Guillaume Dumont
What makes start-ups worth it? The process of valuation and evaluation in business acceleration
Discussant(s): Heli Helanummi-Cole
Karin Kreutzer
How entrepreneurs acquire resources throughstorytelling in a start-up program
Discussant(s): Guillaume Dumont
Heli Helanummi-Cole
Institutional fields and capital strategies of start-ups arising from a corporate outplacement programme
Discussant(s): Karin Kreutzer
Session III: Thursday, July 05, 16:00 to 17:30, TLÜ, Terra, T-409
Accelerators
Francesca Bacco and Anna Comacchio
Absorbing Entrepreneurship: The Acceleration Process across Organizational Boundaries
Discussant(s): Alice Rettig, Carolin Auschra and Thomas Schmidt
Laurens Vandeweghe and Jyun-Ying Fu
Acceleration and the role of accelerators in entrepreneurship
Discussant(s): Francesca Bacco and Anna Comacchio
Alice Rettig, Carolin Auschra and Thomas Schmidt
Finding the right distance between corporates and startups for knowledge co-creation and innovation: The role of accelerators
Discussant(s): Laurens Vandeweghe and Jyun-Ying Fu
Session IV: Friday, July 06, 09:00 to 10:30, TLÜ, Terra, T-409
Incubators
Elif Çelik and Deniz Tunçalp
Business incubators as collaborative spaces: A case study from an emerging techno-entrepreneurial ecosystem
Discussant(s): Amina Hamani and Fanny Simon
Chris Eveleens and Marko Hekkert
Business model adaption and the influence of business incubation: a process study
Discussant(s): Elif Çelik and Deniz Tunçalp
Session V: Friday, July 06, 11:00 to 12:30, TLÜ, Terra, T-409
Mentoring
Kai Becker, Joris J. Ebbers and Yuval Engel
Startup Mentoring: Past Insights, Current Directions, and an Exchange-based Conceptualization
Discussant(s): Ronit Yitshaki and Israel (Issy) Drori
Ruben van Werven, Joep P. Cornelissen and Onno Bouwmeester
Knowledge transfer in business incubators: The dynamic and evolving nature of advice-giving interactions between mentors and entrepreneurs
Discussant(s): Kai Becker, Joris J. Ebbers and Yuval Engel
Ronit Yitshaki and Israel (Issy) Drori
The ‘give and take’ of mentorship processes within accelerators
Discussant(s): Ruben van Werven, Joep P. Cornelissen and Onno Bouwmeester
Session VI: Saturday, July 07, 09:00 to 10:30, TLÜ, Terra, T-409
Ecosystems II
Tim Kröber
CVC 4.0 – What explains business incubation- and accelerator units’ legitimacy strategies vis-à-vis the institutional demands of corporate mother and start-up ecosystems?
Discussant(s): Tamara Galkina and Man Yang
Saija Katila and Ari Kuismin
Emergence of a space for innovation and entrepreneurship
Discussant(s): Tim Kröber
Tamara Galkina and Man Yang
Bringing Nordic Slush to Asia: Entrepreneurial internationalization of an NGO as a social movement
Discussant(s): Saija Katila and Ari Kuismin
Session VII: Saturday, July 07, 11:00 to 12:30, TLÜ, Terra, T-409
Commercialization of Innovation (Research)?
Qian Li, Santi Furnari and Paula Jarzabkowski
Unpacking start-up programs: Sensemaking, resourcing practices, and pivoting businesses
Discussant(s): Corine Genet and Ryan Rumble
Corine Genet and Ryan Rumble
Reassessing lone wolves: How laboratory-spinoff relations impact research
Discussant(s): Qian Li, Santi Furnari and Paula Jarzabkowski
Concluding remarks by Issy Drori, Jochen Koch & Mike Wright