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Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference

 New to 2021 BCERC - Workshops

Check out the list of the new Scholar Led Workshops. Sign-ups for these pre-conference workshops will be opening soon.

 Ongoing Registration

Anyone can attend 2021 BCERC with a paid registration by clicking on the button “REGISTER NOW” to the right. Registration includes all paper presentations, interactive paper sessions and the pre-conference workshops.

Paper Submission

Only accepted authors (for papers or interactive papers) can submit the required summary or paper to be presented at BCERC.  Paper Submission Due Date: April 21, 2021

2021 BCERC will be held virtually

Due to the current global situation with the COVID19 pandemic, we have decided to hold the 2021 BCERC virtually.  The Technical University of Munich (TUM) will host the conference in 2024.

Since the conference is virtual any and all are welcome to take the opportunity to attend 2021 BCERC, even if you do not have an accepted paper.  The conference is offered for a reduced fee of $250.

Highlights of the conference

  • Paper sessions will be live via Zoom.

  • Pre-conference workshops will be offered.

  • Themed coffee breaks hosted by senior scholars.

  • Two keynote sessions including “The Future of Academia” by Babson College President Stephen Spinelli.

  • Awards presentations and wrap up.

Founded by Babson College in 1981, BCERC is considered by many to be the premier entrepreneurship research conference in the world.

Thought Leadership

The Entrepreneurial Research Conference was established to provide a dynamic venue where academics and real-world practitioners, through spirited dialogue, could link theory and practice. Each year, the conference attracts more than 350 entrepreneurial scholars who come to hear the presentation of more than 220 papers.

Doctoral Consortium

A Doctoral Consortium is held in conjunction with the Conference and was created as a means to unite future entrepreneurship educators and scholars with established leaders and researchers in the field.​

Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research

Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research contains the BCERC Proceedings of the conference and is the most comprehensive collection of empirical research papers on entrepreneurship.

Conference Sponsors

Doctoral Consortium Sponsors