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The 6th Entrepreneurial Finance (ENTFIN) Association Annual Meeting 2022

The Annual Finance Conference, hosted by the University of Bath School of Management. Submission Deadline: 30 June 2022

  • 8 Sep 2022, 9.00am to 9 Sep 2022, 5.00pm BST (GMT +01:00)
  • The School of Management Building, University of Bath
  • Price from £350.00 to £500.00 (GBP)
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The goal of the conference is to provide a platform for multidisciplinary knowledge spillovers among academics and practitioners interested in the development of entrepreneurial finance, financial innovation & technology, regulation, banking, and the evolution of digital finance.

The fast growth and adoption of financial innovation is rapidly changing the value chain in financial services encompassing banking, insurance, asset management, and capital markets. Such innovation is helping to revolutionize payments, wealth advisory services (through robotic systems), fundraising, and investment activities. The conference aims at exploring topics such as:

  • Start-up and SME financing and/or investment activities
  • Blockchain and smart contracts
  • Cryptocurrencies
  • Initial Public Offerings (IPOs)
  • Crowdfunding
  • Peer-to-Peer lending
  • Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs)
  • Private equity and buyouts
  • Business angels
  • Venture capital
  • Banking and the growth of entrepreneurial finance markets


Conference papers

Find out how to submit your paper

Submission Deadline: 30 June 2022

Registration Fees

The fee includes meals, beverages, the conference drinks and gala dinner, as well as an annual membership to the ENTFIN association.

You can also buy tickets for guests to attend the conference drinks and gala dinner on 8 September - £100

Special issue of European Financial Management (EFM)

A special issue of the EFM will be published on Financial Innovation, Regulations and Banking. Managing Guest Editors are Philip Molyneux (Bangor University, UK), Steven Ongena (University of Zurich, Switzerland); Guest Editors are Winifred Huang (University of Bath, UK) and Ru Xie (University of Bath, UK).

The Special Issue will consist of select and extended papers presented at the ENTFIN 2022. Authors are invited to submit research papers electronically of two files in PDF format:

  1. Full complete paper and
  2. Blind paper without the name/s and affiliation/s of author/s via the EFMA website indicating with a note that your paper should be considered for the EFM Special Issue in 'Financial Innovation, Regulation and Banking'.

Special issue key dates

  • Special issue deadline submission - 31 October 2022
  • Paper decision (accept, reject or revise) - 30 January 2023
  • Submission of revised papers - 30 April 2023
  • Final paper decision - 30 June 2023
  • Publication (estimated) - December 2023

Special issue call for papers

Journal of Business Venturing Insights (JBVI) best paper award

The JBVI Best Paper Award will be given to an outstanding paper within the scope of JBVI to promote new insights into entrepreneurial phenomena. The award will be adjudicated by JBVI’s Editor-in-Chief, Professor Pablo Munoz. The winning paper will be invited for an expedited review for publication in JBVI.

Conference venue and gala dinner

  • Conference venue: The School of Management Building, University of Bath
  • Conference drinks: The Victoria Art Gallery
  • Conference gala dinner: The Guildhall

Find out how to get to the Conference venue, and where to stay

Keynote speaker

We are incredibly excited to announce our expert keynote speakers.

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Professor Jay Ritter, (University of Florida, USA)

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Professor Dimo Dimov (University of Bath, UK) will give the opening speech

Conference paper submission


This event takes place on campus

The School of Management Building University of Bath Claverton Down Bath BA2 7AY United Kingdom

Contact us

If you have any questions about attending the conference please get in touch