Research priorities of the chair

Research areas

Our research is focused on empirical studies in the field of entrepreneurial finance with a focus on growth oriented and entrepreneurial firms. Key topics include venture capital and alternative forms of financing for innovative start-ups and private equity in family firms.

Current research topics include:

  • Exit strategies of venture capitalists
  • Changes in corporate governance after the involvement of financial investors
  • Role of slack in entrepreneurial firms 



Univ.-Prof. Dr. Eva Lutz

Universitätsstr. 1
Building: 23.32
Floor/Room: 00.31
40225 Düsseldorf
Phone +49 211 81-15525
Fax +49 211 81-15516

Visiting time

On appointment.

Secretary's office

Marina Seibert

Building: 23.32
Floor/Room: 00.33
Phone +49 211 81-15524
Fax +49 211 81-15516

Visiting time

Mon-Thu 9.30am -11:30pm

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