Entrepreneurship Research Society (ERS)



The Entrepreneurship Research Society (ERS) fosters the development of entrepreneurship study and entrepreneurship as a social science, such that researchers from any field of study who focus on entrepreneurs and their activities, entrepreneurial contexts, processes, strategies, and outcomes are encouraged to join the Society for a scholarly exchange of ideas and for making contributions to entrepreneurship study.


The ERS advances scholarly contemporary issues such as:

  • entrepreneurship theories and conceptualizations
  • entrepreneurship research methods
  • nascent entrepreneurs
  • opportunity recognition, drivers of value creation, and emergence
  • innovation and technology entrepreneurs
  • entrepreneurial risk and reward
  • entrepreneurial cognition and behavior
  • family entrepreneurship, networks, teams and alliances
  • venture capital and angel investor groups
  • entrepreneurial communities, hubs, clusters and public policy
  • social entrepreneurship
  • entrepreneurial growth and strategy
  • entrepreneurial boards, governance and leadership
  • corporate entrepreneurship
  • international and emerging market entrepreneurship




2015 Inaugural ERS Research Conference and Meetings
October 29-30, 2015 in New York, Baruch College
Conference Theme: Entrepreneurship Research Revisited
Conference rates announced by May 2015 and reduced rates for current and renewed members



The Entrepreneurship Research Journal (ERJ) is the official journal of the ERS. The ERJ posits as the new leading and premier research journal within the field of entrepreneurship. Proud to Publish the ERJ, De Gruyter is an international publishing house with more than two-hundred and sixty years of experience partnering with exceptional scholars. Combining this strong tradition with modern innovation, De Gruyter and the ERJ provide authors international presence and modern publishing technologies that ensure their research reaches engaged readers globally.

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