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 The 7th ENTFIN Conference Annual Meeting in Antwerp, Belgium

Conference dates

05 July 2023 – 07 July 2023


Antwerp, Belgium


Conference sessions will be held on Thursday 6 July and Friday 7 July, 2023. For the first time, the conference will also include a Doctoral and Early Career Colloquium on Wednesday 5 July.

– Paper submission deadline: on March 15, 2023
– Decision notification: by April 30, 2023
– Registration deadline: Early bird (before 1 June 2023); Regular (1 June-30 June 2023)
– Conference dates: 5 & 7 June 2023


Tim Jenkinson, Professor of Finance at Oxford University,

Jürgen Ingels, founder of fintech firm Clear2Pay and founder and managing partner of the venture capital fund SmartFin.

Douglas Cumming, DeSantis Distinguished Professor of Finance and Entrepreneurship at the College of Business, Florida Atlantic University


The goal of the conference is to provide a platform for multidisciplinary knowledge spillovers among academics and practitioners interested in the development of entrepreneurial finance. The conference aims at exploring topics such as (but not limited to):

  • Start-up and SME financing and/or investment activities
  • ESG and entrepreneurial finance
  • Crowdfunding
  • Business angels
  • Venture capital
  • Banking and the growth of entrepreneurial finance markets
  • Blockchain and smart contracts
  • Cryptocurrencies
  • Initial Public Offerings (IPOs)
  • Peer-to-Peer lending
  • Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs)
  • Private equity and buyouts

CONFERENCE WEBSITE: http://www.uantwerpen.be/entfin2023


Marc Deloof (University of Antwerp and Antwerp Management School),

Ann Jorissen (University of Antwerp),

Sophie Manigart (Vlerick Business School and Ghent University),

Ine Paeleman (University of Antwerp), Tom Vanacker (Ghent University and University of Exeter).

QUESTIONS? Please contact the conference organisers via entfin2023@uantwerpen.be

We look forward to meeting you
ENTFIN Association