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.

Curriculum Vitae
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  • Financing innovation and entrepreneurship
  • Managerial Economics II
  • Entrepreneurship.

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

Selected publications
  1. ““Pre-Grant Patent Disclosure and Analyst Forecast Accuracy: Evidence from The American Inventor’s Protection Act”, Management Science, Forthcoming (With M. Beyhaghi and P. Khashabi),
  2. “Investment Ties Gone Awry”, With K. Shafi and S. A. Johan, Academy of Management Journal, 63: (1, 2), 2020, p. 295-327
  3. “Losing talent by partnering up? The impact of R&D collaboration on employee turnover” Research Policy, Forthcoming (With Markus Simeth)
  4. “Patent disclosure and venture financing: The impact of the American Inventor's Protection Act on corporate venture capital investments”, With P. Khashabi. Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, 15 (1): 73-97, 2021
  5. “Distrust in Banks and Fintech Participation: The Case of Peer-to-Peer Lending”, (With E. Saiedi, A. Broström, and K. Shafi). Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 2020.
  6. “Too Gloomy to Invest: Weather-induced Mood and Crowdfunding” Journal of Corporate Finance, 2021 (With K Shafi).
  7. “Crowdfunding as Gambling: Evidence from Repeated Natural Experiments”, Journal of Corporate Finance, 2021 (With T Demir, and K Shafi).
  8. “Work Force Composition and Innovation: How Diversity in Employees’ Ethnical and Disciplinary Backgrounds Facilitates Knowledge Re-combination”, With A. Broström and C. Franzoni, Journal of Product Innovation Management, 2017.


Publications sorted by:
Ali Mohammadi; Kourosh Shafi / Entrepreneurs' Cognitive Ability and New Ventures' Performance
Paper presented at DRUID22 Conference, 2022
Paper > peer review
Markus Simeth; Ali Mohammadi / Losing Talent by Partnering Up? : The Impact of R&D Collaboration on Employee Mobility.
In: Research Policy, Vol. 51, No. 7, 9.2022
Journal article > peer review
Douglas Cumming; Ali Mohammadi; Simona Zambelli / Misconduct Risks, Legal Enforcement, and Venture Capital Networks
In: European Financial Management, Vol. 28, No. 3, 6.2022, p. 607-650
Journal article > peer review
Mehdi Beyhaghi; Pooyan Khashabi; Ali Mohammadi / Pre-grant Patent Disclosure and Analyst Forecast Accuracy
In: Management Science, 24.4.2022
Journal article > peer review
Pooyan Khashabi; Tobias Kretschmer; Ali Mohammadi; Joe Raffiee / Cognitive Ability and Employee Mobility : Evidence from Swedish Microdata.
Paper presented at DRUID21 Conference, 2021
Paper > peer review
Tolga Demir; Ali Mohammadi; Kourosh Shafi / Crowdfunding as Gambling: Evidence from Repeated Natural Experiments
In: Journal of Corporate Finance, 26.2.2021
Journal article > peer review
Ali Mohammadi; Pooyan Khashabi / Patent Disclosure and Venture Financing : The Impact of the American Inventor's Protection Act on Corporate Venture Capital Investments.
In: Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, Vol. 15, No. 1, 3.2021, p. 73-97
Journal article > peer review
Ed Saiedi; Ali Mohammadi; Anders Broström; Kourosh Shafi / Distrust in Banks and Fintech Participation : The Case of Peer-to-Peer Lending.
In: Entrepreneurship: Theory and Practice, 10.10.2020
Journal article > peer review
Ali Mohammadi; Kourosh Shafi / Entrepreneurs’ Cognitive Ability and New Ventures’ Performance
In: Proceedings of the Eightieth Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management. ed. /Guclu Atinc. Briarcliff Manor, NY : Academy of Management 2020, 1 p. (Academy of Management Proceedings)
Conference abstract in proceedings > peer review
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
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Research Projects
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 - 2021 Nexus project with KTH. Funded by Jan Wallander and Tom Hedelius Stiftelse Project member