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Professor’s research closing the green gap and stakeholder influence

May 8, 2024

In the world of business, there's a race towards becoming more environmentally friendly. Some companies are leading the charge, while others find themselves lagging behind. Researchers Drew Peabody, assistant professor of finance, and his co-researcher, Hirofumi Nishi studied how these "lagging firms" decided to catch up, influenced by the eyes of their spectators — the stakeholders.

Elon team places 2nd at Venture Capital Investment Competition

April 22, 2024

Six Elon students participated in the Undergraduate East Regional Finals of an annual contest that challenges college students to step into the shoes of venture capitalists, evaluating real startups and making informed investment decisions.

Redefining entrepreneurship & finance education through collaboration

December 15, 2023

Assistant Professor Drew Peabody and Alyssa Martina, Executive Director of the Doherty Center for Creativity, Innovation & Entrepreneurship, aim to set Elon apart as a frontrunner in delivering a dynamic business education with a new “Venture Capital Financing” course.

Elon scholar finds that hedge fund performances may be waning

December 1, 2023

Research co-authored by Associate Professor Adam Aiken in the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business challenges conventional wisdom about the investment prowess of hedge fund managers by using a new method to evaluate stock selections and market timing.