Department of Strategy and Innovation

Assistant professor

Room: KIL/14.A-2.72
Ali M

Ali is an Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the Copenhagen Business School. Ali’s main research focuses on relationship between financing, entrepreneurship and innovation.  Ali mostly conducts quantitative research. Ali teaches courses on Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneurial finance, Strategic management, and Managerial economics.


Ali’s research has been published in outlets such as the Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Product Innovation Management, Small Business Economics and Industrial and Corporate Change. He is a regular reviewer for journals such as Strategic Management Journal, Journal of business Venturing, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, etc. He also has experience in managing and conduction externally funded research projects.


Ali is affiliated with Centre of Excellence in Science and Innovation Studies (CESIS), Royal institute of Technology KTH.

Primary research areas

Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneurial finance, Crowdfunding, Finance and innovation, and Intellectual Property Right.

Administrative tasks

Curriculum Vitae
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Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneurial finance, Strategic management, and Managerial economics.

Other teaching activities

Selected publications

Publications sorted by:
Kourosh Shafi; Ali Mohammadi; Sofia A. Johan / Investment Ties Gone Awry
In: Academy of Management Journal, Vol. 63, No. 1, 2.2020, p. 295-327
Journal article > peer review
Tolga Demir; Ali Mohammadi; Kourosh Shafi / Crowdfunding as Gambling : Evidence from Repeated Natural Experiments.
Stockholm : Swedish House of Finance 2019, 42 p. (Swedish House of Finance Research Paper Series, No. 19-7)
Working paper
Tolga Demir; Ali Mohammadi / Going Private and Innovation
: SSRN: Social Science Research Network 2019, 47 p. (Swedish House of Finance Research Paper Series, No. 19-13)
Working paper
Ali Mohammadi; Kourosh Shafi / How Wise Are Crowd? : A Comparative Study of Crowd and Institutions in Peer-to-Business Online Lending Markets.
Paper presented at DRUID19 Conference, 2019
Paper > peer review
Academic Interests

Outside activities
Year Name of contractual partner Type of activity
2019, 2020 PATLINK project with Swedish House of Finance. Funded by Vinnova Project coordinator
2019, 2020 Nexus project with KTH. Funded by Jan Wallander and Tom Hedelius Stiftelse Project member