Welcome to ENTFIN Association

 The 6th ENTFIN Conference Annual Meeting in Bath, UK 

ENTFIN 2022 Program

Conference dates

08 Sep 2022 – 09 Sep 2022


Bath, UK


Following the continuing success of annual Entrepreneurial Finance conferences, the University of Bath School of Management is proud to host the 6th ENTFIN Annual Meeting. The meeting will take place on September 8-9, 2022 in one of the World Heritage sites – Bath, UK.

– Paper submission deadline: on June 30, 2022, at 13:00 GMT
– Decision notification: by July 30, 2022
– Registration deadline: Early bird (by 15 August 2022); Regular (16 Aug-8 Sep 2022)
– Conference dates: 8 & 9 September 2022

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Professor Jay Ritter (University of Florida, USA)
OPENING SESSION SPEECH: Professor Dimo Dimov (University of Bath, UK)

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, financial innovation & technology, regulation, banking, and the evolution of digital finance. The fast growth and adoption of financial innovation is rapidly changing the value chain in financial services encompassing banking, insurance, asset management, and capital markets. Such innovation is helping to revolutionize payments, wealth advisory services (through robotic systems), fundraising, and investment activities. The conference aims at exploring topics such as, but not limited to:
Start-up and SME financing and/or investment activities; Blockchain and smart contracts; Cryptocurrencies; Initial Public Offerings (IPOs); Crowdfunding; Peer-to-Peer lending; Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs); Private equity and buyouts; Business angels; Venture capital; Banking and the growth of entrepreneurial finance markets.

CONFERENCE WEBSITE: http://go.bath.ac.uk/entfin2022
PAPER SUBMISSION PROCEDURE: https://www.bath.ac.uk/corporate-information/entfin-2022-call-for-papers/
SPECIAL ISSUE: European Financial Management (EFM): https://www.efmaefm.org/announcements/pdf/ENT.pdf
BEST PAPER AWARD: The Journal of Business Venturing Insights (JBVI) Best Paper Award

Dimo Dimov, Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, University of Bath, UK
Winifred Huang, Associate Professor of Finance, University of Bath, UK
Ru Xie, Associate Professor of Finance, University of Bath, UK

QUESTIONS? Please contact the conference organisers via ENTFIN2022@bath.ac.uk or W.Huang@bath.ac.uk.

We look forward to meeting you this Summer!
Dimo, Winifred, and Ru

School of Management, University of Bath