Simon Kleinert (S.M.)

Simon Kleinert is an assistant professor at the Department of Organization, Strategy and Entrepreneurship at Maastricht University's School of Business and Economics. He received his PhD at the University of Wuppertal. Before, he studied International Business with a focus on Strategy and Innovation at Maastricht University. His research is focused on the success factors related to entrepreneurs' resource acquisition. His recent research draws on information theories in entrepreneurial finance, including equity crowdfunding, reward crowdfunding, venture capital and business angel financing.

Simon has published in leading international journals, including Journal of Business Venturing, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Small Business Economics, Journal of Technology Transfer and Venture Capital. He serves as a board member of the Small Business Economics Journal editorial review board.