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Boyan Jovanovic received the Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research

2019-05-17

Prize winner Boyan Jovanovic thanking Lars Backsell, the donor for the prize of 100,000 euros.

On Thursday, Boyan Jovanovic, this year's winner of the Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research, received his award at a ceremony at the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences (IVA). The award was handed over by the Minister for Business, Industry and Innovation, Ibrahim Baylan, together with Jan-Olof Jacke, Director General of the Confederation of Swedish Enterprise. Read more about this year's winner on the website of the prize.

 

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Boyan Jovanovic, this year's winner of the Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research, gave a prize lecture at IVA.

 

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Boyan Jovanovic's research shows, among other things, the importance of capital for anyone who wants to become an entrepreneur.

 

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Prior to the awards ceremony: Professor Boyan Jovanovic, New York University, and Professor Magnus Henrekson, IFN. IFN is the co-founded the Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research.

 

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Minister for Business, Industry and Innovation, Ibrahim Baylan, presented the award together with Jan-Olof Jacke, CEO of the Confederation of Swedish Enterprise. In a discussion  Baylam and Jacke talked about entrepreneurship and innovations.

 

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Young musicians from the Lilla Akademien entertained with beautiful music.

 

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The journalist Maddy Savage moderated a talk with three former prize winners discussing entrepreneurship and ownership. From the left: Zoltan Acs, David Audretsch (Global Award winners 2001) and Hernando de Soto (Global Award winner 2017).

 

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