8th Annual HEC Paris Workshop on Entrepreneurship - S Building - Room S228
Fri December 13 2019, 11:00 AM – Sat December 14 2019, 4:00 PM
The 8th Annual HEC Paris Workshop on Entrepreneurship will run from Friday, December 13, 12:00pm to Saturday, December 14, 3:30pm in MBA Building, Room S228. This year, the focus will be on entrepreneurial finance and innovation.

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PROGRAM
 

@Day 1: Friday, December 13, 2019

12.00
Lunch on campus restaurant (Le Petit Gustave)
   
13.25
Welcome by Jean-Noël Barrot & Johan Hombert, HEC Paris
 
 
Session 1: Founders
   
13.30
Founding Teams and Startup Performance
 
J. Daniel Kim (Wharton)
Co-authors: Joonkyu Choi (Fed Board), Nathan Goldschlag (US Census Bureau), John Haltiwanger (Maryland)
 
Discussant: Tom Astebro (HEC Paris)
 
 
14.20
Environmental Risk and Entrepreneurial Career Choices
 
Xiao Cen (Columbia Business School)
 
Discussant: Olivier Dessaint (Toronto-Rotman)
 
 
15.10
Personal Wealth and Self-Employment
 
Aymeric Bellon (Wharton)
Co-authors: J. Anthony Cookson (Boulder), Erik P. Gilje (Wharton), Rawley Z. Heimer (Boston College)
 
Discussant: Milo Bianchi (TSE)
 
 
16.00
Coffee break 
 
 
Session 2: Financing frictions
 
 
16.20
Dissecting the Effect of Financial Constraints on Small Firms
 
Su Wang (University of Amsterdam)
Co-author: Juanita González-Uribe (LSE)
 
Discussant: Julien Sauvagnat (Bocconi)
 
 
17.10
Young Firms, Old Capital
 
Ryan Pratt (Brigham Young University)
Co-authors: Song Ma (Yale School of Management), Justin Murfin (Cornell)
 
Discussant: François Derrien (HEC Paris)
 
 
18.30
Bus leaves from the Best Western Hotel
 
 
19.00
Dinner at Restaurant la Table des Blot
 
 
22.00
Bus returns from Restaurant to Best Western Hotel
 

@ Day 2: Saturday, December 14, 2019

 
 
8.30
Morning Coffee
 
 
Session 3: Venture capital
 
 
9.00
The Evolution of CEO Compensation in Venture Capital Backed Startups
 
Ramana Nanda (HBS)
Co-authors: Michael Ewens (Caltech), Christopher Stanton (HBS)
 
Discussant: Juanita Gonzalez-Uribe (LSE)
 
 
9.50
Common Ownership and Startup Growth
 
Ofer Eldar (Duke University)
Co-authors: Jillian Grennan (Duke University), Katherine Waldock (Georgetown University)
 
Discussant: José Azar (IESE)
 
 
10.40
Coffee break 
 
 
Session 4: Technological change
 
 
11.00
Disruption and Credit Markets
 
Bo Becker (Stockholm School of Economics)
Co-author: Victoria Ivashina (Harvard)
 
Discussant: Laurent Fresard (University of Lugano)
 
 
11.50
Shocks and Technology Adoption: Evidence from Electronic Payment Systems
 
Nicolas Crouzet (Northwestern-Kellogg)
Co-authors: Apoorv Gupta (Northwestern), Filippo Mezzanotti (Northwestern)
 
Discussant: Guillaume Vuillemey (HEC Paris)
 
 
12.40
Lunch  in room S127 (lunch boxes)
 
 
Session 5: Angels
 
 
13.50
Crisis Innovation
 
Filippo Mezzanotti (Northwestern-Kellogg)
Co-authors: Tania Babina (Columbia Business School), Asaf Bernstein (Boulder)
 
Discussant: Nicolas Serrano-Velarde (Bocconi)
 
 
14.40
Financing Entrepreneurship: Tax Incentives for Early-Stage Investors
 
Xinxin Wang (Kenan-Flagler Business School)
Co-authors: Matthew Denes (Tepper School of Business), Ting Xu (Darden School of Business)
 
Discussant: Laurent Bach (ESSEC)
 
 
15.30
End of the workshop
 
 
 
Presentation and discussion guidelines
 
  • Each 50-minute session is divided into a 30-minute presentation by one of the authors, a 10-minute analysis by the discussant and 5-10 minutes for Q&A
  • Please bring your presentation on a USB-stick in PowerPoint or PDF format
  • Please provide critical but constructive feedback during the sessions
Extra-curricular activities
  • For more information about la Table de Blot, click here
 
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