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29.03.2019

acatech, KfW and Deutsche Börse present recommendations to strengthen growth financing in Germany

On March 29th, 2019, the acatech group on innovation and growth financing presented first results in Berlin. Prof. Achleitner and Prof. Braun as project leaders presented at the meeting with high-ranked politicians first results of the study. All information, including the...[more]

26.03.2019

Dr. Svenja Jarchow receives 2019 JUMS Best Reviewer Award

Dr. Svenja Jarchow receives the 2019 JUMS best Reviewer Award in the category Banking and Finance! The Journal Junior Management Science honors outstanding reviewers once a year. The journal opens a unique platform for peer-reviewed articles by young scholars, giving them the...[more]

25.03.2019

Paper accepted for presentation at EURAM and AOM 2019

The paper "I gotta feeling: How Twitter sentiment predicts venture capital valuations of technology startups" by Prof. Reiner Braun, Barbara Stolz and Prof. Andranik Tumasjan (Uni Mainz) and the paper "What Makes a Corporate Investor Desirable? - An...[more]

13.01.2019

Prof. Braun invited as panelist at the “Private Equity & Venture Capital Summit” (March 27th/28th 2019)

Prof. Reiner Braun will be speaking as panelist at the “Private Equity & Venture Capital Summit” on March 27th/28th, 2019, about "The German market for PE co-investments".[more]

13.01.2019

Paper “Adverse Selection and the Performance of Private Equity Co-investments” accepted in the Journal of Financial Economics

The paper “Adverse Selection and the Performance of Private Equity Co-investments” by R. Braun, T. Jenkinson and C. Schemmerl was accepted for publication in the Journal of Financial Economics. It is forthcoming throughout 2019.[more]

15.12.2018

Prof. Braun gives radio interview on “Why the world needs more venture capitalists”

Prof. Braun gave a radio interview on “Why the world needs more venture capitalists” on SWR 2 on Sunday, December 9th during a special show on risk. The interview is available through the SWR mediathek.[more]

30.11.2018

Paper "Whom to Follow: Individual Manager Performance and Persistence in Private Equity Investments” presented at Private Equity Research Consortium

The paper "Whom to Follow: Individual Manager Performance and Persistence in Private Equity Investments” by R. Braun, N. Dorau, T. Jenkinson and D. Urban was presented at the beginning of November 2018 at the 10th Annual Private Equity Research Consortium (PERC)...[more]

30.10.2018

Prof. Achleitner becomes member of the WEF Global Future Council/Regional Future Council on Europe

Established in 1971, the World Economic Forum (WEF) has become a leading foundation and think-tank for the development of future shaping ideas, thoughts and agendas. Bringing together leaders of politics, business and society, WEF's Global Future Councils are an...[more]

23.10.2018

Prof. Achleitner elected as new member of the acatech executive board

acatech – The NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING – is an independent German organization that represents the interests of the German scientific and technological communities. They provide recommendations for policy makers as well as society and support knowledge...[more]

16.10.2018

Burkina Institute of Technology (bit) starts first class of Bachelor's programme

Foto by Baslayi Tindano

We are happy to announce that the CEFS supported project "Burkina Faso Insitute of Technology" (bit) was able to receive accredetation for the first year Bachelor course in a record time and just started the first class of students![more]

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