Prof. Dr. Sven Ripsas

Department of Business and Economics
Professorship for Entrepreneurship
Professor

T: +49 (0)30 30877-1230
E: sripsas@hwr-berlin.de


Visitor's address
Schöneberg Campus
Building B
Room 551
Badensche Straße 50-51
10825 Berlin

Postal address
Hochschule für Wirtschaft und Recht Berlin
Schöneberg Campus
Badensche Straße 52
10825 Berlin
Germany

 

Academic and Professional Career

  • 2013 Head of „Deutscher Startup Monitor“ – joint project with Bundesverband Deutsche Startups, KPMG, Google and mediaNet Berlin-Brandenburg
  • 2013 Report “Barriers to US investments in German internet and digital businesses“, for Google Inc, Moutain View (USA)
  • 2012-2013 Research Project „KPIs in Startups“, funded by Senat für Wirtschaft und Technologie in Berlin and Europäischen Sozialfonds (ESF)
  • 2007- heute Head of Research „Business Model Design“ and „Social Entrepreneurship“ funded by BSEL/HWR and Senat für Wirtschaft und Technologie in Berlin and Europäischen Sozialfonds (ESF)
  • 2006 - heute Member FGF / German Entrepreneurship Research Association
  • 2005- heute Professor of Entrepreneurship at Berlin School of Economics and Law BSEL / HWR Berlin
  • 2003 - heute Academic Director „Berlin MBA in Entrepreneurship" Institute of Management Berlin (HWR Berlin)
  • 2006-2010 Director of the Institute of Management Berlin (IMB) der HWR Berlin (ca. 10 Mitarbeiter, 300 MBA und MA Studierende)
  • 2003-2006 Head of the German Research Team of ATHENA – Part of PAXIS, the Pilot Action for Innovative Startups oft he European Commission
  • 2003-2004 Member Academic Senat of FHW Berlin
  • 2001-2005 Professor of Business Administration with focus on Startups

Key Aspects of practise

  • Business Model (Re-)Design with Canvas and Cockpit
  • Consulting and Coaching of Startup and Establishes Businesses
  • Startup Financing (Business Angel, Ventur Capital, Grants, Loans)
  • Lectures on Entrepreneurship, Business Model, and Entrepreneurship Ecosystem

Awards/Honours

  • Edwin M. Appel Prize of 1996 of Babson College, Boston (USA) “For Bringing Entrepreneurial Vitality to Academia”

External relations

  • Member of the board of management of the Existenzgründer-Instituts Berlin
  • Member of the working group for business start-up research at the FGF (a registered association for entrepreneurship research)
  • Head of the scientific advisory board of the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE), Germany (a registered association)

Selected, current Publications

  • 2008 Der Businessplan als Instrument der Gründungsplanung – Möglichkeiten und Grenzen, Working Paper Nr. 43 des Institute of Management Berlin der HWR Berlin (Zusammen mit Holger Zumholz und Christian Kolata)
  • 2004 Von der Idee zum innovativen Geschäftsmodell. In: Entrepreneurship
  • Education in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern - Ergebnisse aus Forschung
  • und Praxis 2002-2004. Hrsg. v. Gründerflair MV
  • 2004 State-of-the-Art of Entrepreneurship Education. Paper presented to
  • Expert Panel of ATHENA (Project of the European Commission) in
  • Nice at Feb. 9th, 2004
  • 2000 Entrepreneurship als Prozess - Lehrmaterial (174 Seiten) für ein GründerFernStudium
  • 1998 "Towards an Interdisciplinary Theory of Entrepreneurship". In: Journal of Small Business Economics
  • 1998 "Entrepreneurship - Wie aus Ideen Unternehmen werden" (Hrsg. mit Günter Faltin und Jürgen Zimmer), Beck-Verlag.
  • 1997 Entrepreneurship als ökonomischer Prozess, Dissertation Freie Universität Berlin, Gabler-Verlag