ACERE 2019


  • Best Paper Award In Entrepreneurial Performance –
    New venture volatility and its consequences

    Alex Coad, Julian S Frankish, Erik Lundmark, David J Storey
    Sponsored by: The University of South AustraliaAn updated version is now published online: Lundmark, E., Coad, A., Frankish, J. & Storey, D. (2019). The liability of volatility and how it changes over time among new ventures. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice
  • Best Paper Award In Personality & Sociodemographics –
    Social Purpose Business Intentions: Altruism as a double edged sword.
    Adele Feakes, Noel Lindsay, Chengli Shu, Edward Palmer
    Sponsored by: La Trobe University
  • Best Paper Award In Entrepreneurial Ecosystems –
    Developing a boundary view of the entrepreneurial ecosystem: Seeing the forest not just the trees
    Allan O’Connor, David Audretsch
    Sponsored by: Sydney School of Entrepreneurship
  • Best Qualitative Paper Award –
    Getting a Ticket to the Game: Becoming an entrepreneur amidst multiple demands
    Anna Jenkins, Paul Spee, Sara Ekberg
    Sponsored by: The University of Adelaide
  • Best Quantitative Paper Award –
    The Cross-Country Diffusion of Initial Coin Offerings: An Institutional Theory Perspective
    Cristiano Bellavitis, Tom Vanacker, Douglas Cumming
    Sponsored by: QUT Business School & University of Technology Sydney

Important Dates

  • Abstract submission: 15 July to 15 September 2024 
  • Notification of acceptance to conference: 15 October 2024 
  • Full Paper Submission: 15 November 2024 
  • Final Full Paper Presentation Acceptance Notification: 15 December 2024 
  • Early Bird Registration: 15 December 2024 to 31 December 2024 
  • Late Registration: 1 January 2025 to 15 January 2025 
  • Conference Dates: 10-14 February 2025
  • Venue: Deakin University, Deakin Downtown   


As a first-time participant and a new doctoral student just 6 months in, the conference has been extremely useful for me in terms of my own personal learning and in meeting new, liked-minded individuals. I would definitely encourage more of my friends to apply the conference in the future.

Participant in 2023 Edition of ACERE