Talks and presentations

The Role of Emotions in Entrepreneurial Finance

December 09, 2020

Paper presentation, Rising Career Seminar at Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy

I will discuss my paper “CEO Emotions and Firm Valuations in Initial Coin Offerings: An Artificial Emotional Intelligence Approach,” and debate the broader role of emotions in entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial finance.

The Private Equity Discount

July 02, 2020

Paper presentation, House of Finance, Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany

I discuss a novel identification strategy to gauge the discount for lack of marketability (DLOM) in private investments in public equity (PIPEs) using the amendment to SEC Rule 144 as a natural experiment.