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K. (Kai) Becker MSc

Faculty of Economics and Business
Section Entrepreneurship & Innovation
Photographer: Ineke Oostveen

Visiting address
  • Plantage Muidergracht 12
  • Room number: 4.05
Postal address
  • Postbus 15953
    1001 NL Amsterdam
Contact details
  • Profile


    Ph.D. Candidate in Entrepreneurship & Innovation, Amsterdam Business School


    Ph.D. Candidate in Entrepreneurship & Innovation, 2017 - Present

    (research) M.Sc. Social Psychology, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, NL, 2015 – 2017

    M.Sc. Economics, Helmut-Schmidt-University, Hamburg, DE, 2012 – 2013

    B.Sc. Economics, Helmut-Schmidt-University, Hamburg, DE, 2009 – 2012

    Research interests

    Evaluation of Incubators & Accelerators in Business and Academia; Mentoring in Startups; 

  • Publications


    • Becker, K., Ebbers, J. J., & Engel, Y. (2021). GOING ONLINE: PEER ENTREPRENEUR NETWORKS IN A STARTUP ACCELERATOR BEFORE AND DURING THE COVID- 19 PANDEMIC. Manuscript submitted for publication.
    • Becker, K., Ebbers, J. J., & Engel, Y. (Accepted/In press). SOCIAL NETWORKS AND ENTREPRENEURIAL PASSION: SELECTION OR CONTAGION? In Proceedings of the Eighty-first Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management


    • Becker, K., Ebbers, J. J., & Engel, Y. (2019). Startup Mentoring: Past Insights, Current Directions, and an Exchange-based Conceptualization. Paper presented at The academy of management annual meeting 2019, .


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