Outline

Faculty

KUTSUNA Kenji

Laboratory

KUID

Position

Professor

Research Field

Entrepreneurial Finance, Strategic Entrepreneurship

Profile

Educational Background

Ph.D. , Osaka City University, March 1997

Current Position

Vice Dean and Professor, Graduate School of science, Technology and Innovation, Kobe University
Professor, Graduate School of Business Administration, Kobe University
Professor, Engineering Biology Research Center, Kobe University

Professional Career

My main research interest is entrepreneurial finance, especially venture capital, initial public offerings, private equity, and family firms. I have authored numerous academic articles appearing in the top finance journals such as Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, Review of Financial Studies, and Journal of Banking and Finance. I am working in Science and Technology Entrepreneurship Co., Ltd. as a director and Koyo Electric Corporation as an outside director. Also, I am serving as a director of Strategic Entrepreneurship Education Center.

Academic Career

July 2018-: Professor, Engineering Biology Research Center, Kobe University
April 2016-: Vice Dean, Professor,Graduate School of Science, Technology and Innovation, Kobe University
April 2005 - March 2016: Professor, Graduate School of Business Administration, Kobe University
April 2002 - March 2005: Associate Professor, Graduate School of Business Administration, Kobe University
April 1997 - March 2002: Associate Professor, Economic Research Institute, Osaka City University
April 1995 - March 1997: Lecturer, Economic Research Institute, Osaka City University

Message

I hope that Kobe University would excel in innovation and entrepreneurship, and would uphold its image as one of the premier academic and research universities in Japan.

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