Miguel Meuleman is a Full Professor, Partner and Academic Director of the Vlerick Entrepreneurship Academy at Vlerick Business School. He specialises in new ventures – specifically in creation and growth, entrepreneurial buyouts, business model generation and entrepreneurial finance. He’s passionate about entrepreneurship education – and has developed various programmes to help entrepreneurs launch, finance and acquire businesses. He’s published numerous papers in top academic entrepreneurship journals. And he has written several teaching cases and been involved in numerous consulting projects in the areas of new business development and new venture creation. At Vlerick, Miguel teaches on the Masters, MBA and open executive programmes, as well as on the Entrepreneurial Buyout Academy. As an academic director of Vlerick Entrepreneurship Academy, he helps entrepreneurs to scale and grow their businesses sustainably.