Operations Management and Strategy Department
PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
- Entrepreneurship Lab (eLab) (MBA/Master’s, PhD, Undergraduate)
- Technology Entrepreneurship (MBA/Master’s, undergraduate)
- Seminar in Strategy (PhD)
- Strategic Management (undergraduate)
- New Venture Creation (undergraduate)
Li is the inaugural academic director of UB's undergraduate Entrepreneurship Academy.
- Courtney, C., S. Dutta & Y. Li. Resolving information asymmetry: Signaling and crowdfunding success. Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice. Special issue.
- Li Y, I Vertinsky, J Li. "National distances, international experience, and venture capital investment performance." Journal of Business Venturing.
- Li, Y. & T. Chi. "Venture capitalists' decision to withdraw: The role of portfolio configuration from a real options lens." Strategic Management Journal.
- Li, Y. & S. Zahra. "Formal Institutions, Culture, and Venture Capital Activity: A Cross-Country Analysis." Journal of Business Venturing.
- Tong, T. & Y. Li "Real Options and Investment Mode Decision: Evidence from Corporate Venture Capital and Acquisition." Organization Science.
- Li, J. & Y. Li. "Flexibility versus Commitment: MNEs' Ownership Strategy in China." Journal of International Business Studies.
- Iriyama, A., Y. Li, & R. Madhavan. Spiky Globalization of Venture Capital Investments: The Influence of Prior Human Networks. Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal.
- Li, Y. & J. Mahoney. "When Are Venture Capital Projects Initiated?" Journal of Business Venturing.
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Dr. Li’s research has appeared in such media outlets as Forbes, Entrepreneur, Crowdfund Insider and Newsday.
He has given keynote speeches, co-founded businesses and served on the advisory boards of startups.