March 16th, 2017
Digital Entrepreneurship Ecosystems: Assessment Methodologies and Policy Dilemmas
Sound research takes time and money, neither of which are plentiful in policy-making circles. How can we improve methodologies used to formulate advice to policy-makers to better support technology entrepreneurs, within narrow time and resource constraints? Please join us for a discussion and presentation by Maja Andjelkovic, OII DPhil and Digital Entrepreneurship Lead, Trade & Competitiveness Global Practice, World Bank Group.
Dr. Maja Andjelkovic, World Bank
Maja Andjelkovic is Digital Entrepreneurship Program lead with the Innovation & Entrepreneurship team in the World Bank Group’s Trade & Competitiveness Global Practice. She supports start-up founders on their path “from mind to market,” through incubation, acceleration, mentorship, networking, and early-stage funding. She is interested in the potential of entrepreneurship to contribute to environmental, economic, and social progress, and has spent over 15 years working at the intersection of these fields. Her experience includes being a product manager in a web-technology start-up, lead internet governance researcher at the International Institute for Sustainable Development, and counselor for Canada for the World Bank Group. She holds an interdisciplinary doctorate from the University of Oxford with a focus on entrepreneurship ecosystems; an LLM from the University of Kent, U.K., with a focus on Internet governance; and a B.Com from Queen’s University, Canada.