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Kourosh Shafi

Post-doctoral fellow

University of Florida
Warrington College of Business
Entrepreneurship and Innovation Center
Bryan Hall 133F



  • PhD - Management, Politecnico di Milano, 2015
  • MSc - Mechanical Engineering, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, 2012
  • BSc - Aerospace Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, 2009

Investment ties gone awry
Journal: Academy of Management Journal
Authors: Mohammadmehdi Shafi

The effects of pre-IPO corporate activity on newly public firms’ growth
Journal: Long Range Planning
Published Year: 2017
Authors: Mohammadmehdi Shafi

Gender differences in the contribution patterns of equity-crowdfunding investors
Journal: Small Business Economics
Published Year: 2017
Authors: Mohammadmehdi Shafi

Swimming with sharks in Europe: When are they dangerous and what can new ventures do to defend themselves?
Journal: Strategic Management Journal
Published Year: 2016
Authors: Kourosh Shafi, Massimo Colombo