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Research interests

Lien is an assistant professor in Entrepreneurship in the Department of Management. Her research interests include the resource acquisition processes of new ventures, business model development and evolution in nascent industries, and the impact of founder characteristics on new venture start-up and growth.



Current academic position

2017-present: Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship, Department of Management, Tilburg School of Economics and Management, Tilburg University

Previous academic employment

2015-2017: Postdoctoral scholar, Lloyd Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA.

Current courses

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  • Entrepreneurship
  • Innovation
  • Corporate Entrepreneurship
  • Strategic Management

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics where Lien Denoo is active. These topic labels come from the works of this person. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Entrepreneurs Business & Economics
Resources Business & Economics
Strong ties Business & Economics
Configurational approach Business & Economics
Weak ties Business & Economics
Business model Business & Economics
Industry Business & Economics
Venture Business & Economics

Network Recent external collaboration on country level. Dive into details by clicking on the dots.

Research Output 2011 2019

Tweaks and pivots: The impact of customer ties on young firms' business model adaptation in an emerging industry

Denoo, L., Yli-Renko, H. & Clarysse, B., 25 Jan 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractOther research output

Business model

A configurational approach to when entrepreneurs use strong or weak ties to attract their customers

Denoo, L. & Pek-Hooi Soh, Jul 2018, p. 10849. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractOther research output

Configurational approach
Weak ties

The impact of founders' proactive personality on tie strength to acquire startup resources

Denoo, L., Bart Clarysse & Celina Smith, 2014, Advancing European entrepreneurship research : entrepreneurship as a working attitude, a mode of thinking and an everyday practice. Information Age Publishing, p. 3-29 (The Entrepreneurship SIG at European Academy of Management: New Horizons with Strong Traditions).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

Conclusies en beleidsaanbevelingen

Bart Clarysse & Denoo, L., 2011, Ondernemen tussen wetenschap en beleid in Vlaanderen: inzichten van vijf jaar steunpunt ondernemen en internationaal ondernemen. p. 305-320

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientific