Joris Ebbers is Full Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Luiss Business School and Academic Dean of its Amsterdam campus. He designed and taught several courses including an MBA course Scaling up Businesses, an executive course Mentoring Startups, and several teaching cases on startups and scaleups. Previously, he represented the University of Amsterdam in the Amsterdam Center for Entrepreneurship, a collaboration network of Amsterdam-based universities. He published in major journals including Journal of Business Venturing, Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice, Harvard Business Review, and Organization Studies. Finally, he is a member of the editorial board of Journal of Business Venturing.