DR. GIL AVNIMELECH

DR. GIL AVNIMELECH

VICE DEAN FOR RESEARCH, SENIOR LECTURER, HEAD OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP, AND COORDINATOR OF ‎THE SPECIALIZATION IN BUSINESS STRATEGY AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP

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  • Professional Experience:
    Business consultant specializing in business plans, business models ‎and business development; mentor and lecturer at business accelerators and entrepreneur ‎centers; advisor to initiatives competing in BizTEC (3 consecutive winners 2011-2013), judge of ‎BizTEC, extensive experience with research/consulting projects to the European Union (5 ‎European framework projects) and Israeli government agency (3 projects).
    Former Academic ‎advisor to the monthly Israel Venture Capital Journal; ‎Analyst, Poalim Capital Markets‎; Research assistant in the Research Department, Bank of Israel‎.

 

  • Education:
    2009: Post-doctoral fellowship in public policy, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
    ‎2008: Post-doctoral fellowship in business administration, Tel Aviv University
    2007: Ph.D. in business administration, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
    ‎2002: M.A. in economics, Tel Aviv University‎
    ‎1999: B.A. in economics, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

 

  • Subjects Taught:
    Entrepreneurship, financing entrepreneurship, developing business models and ‎writing business plans.

 

  • Research Interests:
    Entrepreneurship, financing entrepreneurship, business models, industrial ‎groupings, regional development and policy for innovation and technology.

  • Publications:

    1. Avnimelech, G. and M. Feldman, (2015), "The stickiness of university spin–offs: a study of formal and informal spin–offs and their location from 124 US academic institutions", InternationalJournal of Technology Management, 68(1-2), pp. 122-149.

     

    2. Avnimelech, G., Zelekha, Y., and E. Sharabi, (2014), "The Effect of Corruption on Entrepreneurship in Developed versus non Developed Countries" International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour & Research, 20(3), pp. 237-262.
     

    3. Zelekha, Y., Avnimelech, G., and E. Sharabi, 2013, "Religion Institutions and Entrepreneurship" Small Business Economics, July 2013, pp. 1-21.

     

    4. Avnimelech, G., (2013), Targeting the Biotechnology Clusters in North Carolina and Israel: Lessons from Successful and Unsuccessful Policy Making. Technology Analysis and Strategic Management, 25(7), pp. 835-851.
     

    5. Rosiello, A., Mastroeni, M., Teubal, M., and Avnimelech, G. (2013). Evolutionary policy targeting: Towards a conceptual framework for effective policy intervention. Technology Analysis & Strategic Management, 25(7), 753-772.

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