Selected Press Coverage & Podcast

Best Undergraduate Professors for 2021

Today, we proudly present our fourth edition of P&Q’s 50 Best Undergraduate Business School Professors. This year, we received more nominations than ever... Read more at poets&

A recent study published in the Journal of Business Venturing suggests a firm’s “positive psychological capital” language enhances crowdfunding. Read more at

EQ Tops IQ in determining Entrepreneurial Success

A comprehensive new analysis by Regan Stevenson and colleagues, published in the Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, looked at 40 studies on ... Read more on The US Chamber of Commerce Website

What do angel investors want?
A protege

Researchers conducted a study to define and measure coachability among entrepreneurs. Read more at

The Reason Why Women are More Likely to be Funded on Kickstarter.

The university’s Kelley School of Business analyzed three years of Kickstarter data, examining the entrepreneurs’ gender, financial backing received and funding success in a sample of 416 projects. Read more at the New York Post

Why it's Time for VCs to Invest in
Women-owned Businesses

According to a 2018 study at Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business, women are 32 percent more successful at meeting their funding goals. Read more at

To be a Successful Entrepreneur, This is More Important than IQ

A new study just released by the Indiana University Kelley School of Business has an unexpected suggestion for anyone planning to start or run a successful business in the future. Read more at

Research on COVID-19 divisions in the U.S.

In the midst of the pandemic, could divergent political views be the difference between life and death, or between being able to work for a living versus losing one’s livelihood? To answer this question, we analyzed ... read more at

Belief in Investing Abilities Can be a Costly Mistake

Researchers at Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business studied the choices made by amateur investors investing online in unregulated, sometimes risky, equity crowdfunded ventures. Read more at

Federal Investment in Small Businesses Could Revive The Economy After The Pandemic

Spreading out available funds in smaller amounts to more early-stage companies may be more effective than providing large grants to more established firms. Read more at

Crowdfunders Trust Women-led Ventures More

A new study from Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business has found that although women may be less likely to receive venture capital, people supporting crowdfunding projects on the internet are actually more likely to invest in a woman than a man. Read more at

Emotional Balance Vital For Entrepreneurs

If you are an entrepreneur, you know that managing your business can often feel like you are screaming alone on an emotional rollercoaster," Stevenson said. Read more at The Irish Sun

Emotional Intelligence is More Important for Being a Successful Entrepreneur than Mental Ability, meta-analysis finds

While general mental ability has been found to be most important for success in workplace settings, study authors.... Read more at PsyPost

IU Program Helps Musicians Straight No Chaser Launch Vodka Line

The Indiana University-rooted a cappella singing group Straight No Chaser has launched its own brand of vodka, an idea generated as a result of an academic project at IU’s Kelley School of Business. Read more at

Kelley School Initiative Sparks Ideas From Around The World To Address Problems From Coronavirus

"We were at home, communicating on Zoom like everyone else, and began to think about what more we could do," said Regan Stevenson, who initiated the project. Read more at

Straight No Chaser harmonizes with Kelley Direct Students to Create New Specialty Product

When a capella group Straight No Chaser comes back to Bloomington for a concert December 13, members also are returning to where the idea for their new venture, a branded vodka, was developed as part of an academic project at IU’s Kelley School of Business. Read more at

Here’s why Crowdfunding Beats Venture Capital

... studied Kickstarter’s three years worth of data to examine factors, including entrepreneurs’ gender, financial support and funding rate in a sample of 416 projects. Read more at