W. Maurice Young Centre for Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital Research


The Centre's primary research mission is understanding innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystems, including what makes both a local ecosystem and global research ecosystem flourish with high quality innovation activity. We accomplish this through collaborations with top global researchers.



"Emergence" Research in the Sociology of Organizations
Co-editors: Marc-David L. Seidel and Henrich R. Greve

A research collaboration between The Rudolf and Valeria Maag INSEAD Center for Entrepreneurship and the W. Maurice Young Centre for Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital Research at the University of British Columbia with a fantastic group of scholars at multiple institutions around the globe.

  • Christina L. Ahmadjian 
    Hitotsubashi University 

    John Almandoz

    Christine Beckman 
    University of Maryland 

    Anne H. Bowers
    University of Toronto

    Jessica Burshell 
    University of Toronto

    Gina Dokko
    UC Davis

    Jesper Edman 
    Hitotsubashi University 

    Mi Feng 
    Peking University 

    Heinrich R. Greve

    Harsh K. Jha
    UC Irvine 

    Matthew Lee

    Christopher Marquis 
    Cornell University 

    Will Mitchell 
    Toronto University 

    Hitoshi Mitshuhashi 
    Keio University 

    Roy A. Nyberg
    George Mason University 

    Israr Qureshi
    IE Business School

    Suhaib Riaz
    UMass Boston 

    Marc-David L. Seidel 
    University of British Columbia 

    Sorah Seong

    Jesper B. Sørensen 
    Stanford University 

    Daniel Stewart
    Gonzaga University 

    Bilian Ni Sullivan 

    Geraldine Wu
    NYU and Yale University 

    Masaru Yarime
    University of Tokyo

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