AIS is honored to partner with the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation to offer a new annual fellowship program for PhD students studying the intersection of innovation, entrepreneurship, and information systems.
The AIS Entrepreneurial Innovation Fellowship (EIF) program harnesses entrepreneurial perspectives in all phases and domains of the information systems research arena and are critically important in advancing the field. The fellowships will support PhD students exploring these topics. The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation is committed to building inclusive prosperity entrepreneur-focused economic development. The Foundation creates collaborations with communities and organizations to develop shared learning and knowledge while bringing people together.
The AIS Entrepreneurial Innovation Fellowship (EIF) program, with support from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, provides funding to support the continuation of entrepreneurialism-focused research for program participants, reimbursements for travel to AIS and AIS-affiliated conferences, and global collaboration opportunities with faculty mentors. The students selected for the cohort have demonstrated their research provides practical implications for management practice and institutional change, as well as significant societal insights and scholarly impacts. Throughout the program, students present their research in workshops on entrepreneurship and IS research. Working papers are available for open access in the AIS eLibrary and listed below.
Submissions from 2023
Overcoming the Digital Divide: SMS-Powered Crowdfunding Models for Marginalized Regions, Bright , Frimpong
Adaptability in the digital workplace, Lan Li
All or Nothing - How the Nexus of Different Corporate Innovation Vehicles Fosters Digital Transformation (Research in Progress), Ferdinand Mittermeier, Axel Hund, and Daniel Beimborn
More Goals, More Money? An Investigation of Stretch Goals on a Crowdfunding Platform, Tanguy Tresor Sindihebura, Xiaodie Pu, Ting-Kuei Kuo, and Jin CHEN
Stretch Goals and Crowdfunding Success: The Trade-off between Likelihood to Invest and Contribution Amount (ERF), Tanguy Tresor Sindihebura, Xiaodie Pu, Ting-Kuei Kuo, and Jin CHEN
Valuation of Personal Data in the Age of Data Ownership, Hannah Stein, Rene H. Reich, and Lucian L. Visinescu