FPIM Chair Anniversary Symposium: A Candid View of Women in Entrepreneurship

The Federal Holding and Investment Company (SFPI-FPIM) and the Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Science and the Arts (KVAB) kindly invite you to a symposium on gender, entrepreneurship and financing. Despite promising trends, women are still heavily underrepresented in the high-tech startup scene. Gender disparities persist, with women-led companies continuing to account for a small portion of deal flow and overall invested capital. Even more, the COVID-19 pandemic likely had a disproportionate impact on women’s economic situation. This makes gender smart investing and increasing female participation in innovative entrepreneurship a policy priority at the local, national and global level.

June 10th, 2021, 15h30 – 17h30. Online.

Speakers: Alexander De Croo (Prime minister), Hilde Crevits (minister), Sophie Manigart (Vlerick Business School)& Ghent University , Katja Bringmann (Ghent University), among others

More info & registration: FPIM Chair Anniversary Symposium: A Candid View of Women in Entrepreneurship | KVAB

Research workshop on governance

Some 35 junior and senior researchers participated in the Workshop on Governance, organised by the Centre for Entrepreneurship on December 9th, 2019.

The keynote speech was given by prof. dr. Shaker Zahra, from the Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota: Insight, foresight and hindsight in research and publishing.

Best paper award for Klaas Mulier

The European Commission rewards professor Mulier the Prize for best policy-relevant paper in financial research for his paper with Olivier De Jonghe and Thorsten Beck on ‘Bank Sectoral Concentration and (Systemic) Risk’.

A link to the paper can be found here: https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2959273

In the picture, prof. Mulier and De Jonghe receive their prize from Vladimir Sucha (Director-General Joint Research Center, EC) and John Berrigan (left) (Deputy Director-General, DG FISMA, EC).