Allison Piper Kimball

Doctoral Candidate

Nationality: American

Highest Academic Degree: MBA, MSPH

Institution / University: Tulane University, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Professional Career

20+ year former energy executive, angel investor, entrepreneur

Research Interest

Entrepreneurship success factors, personality and interpersonal skills impact on entrepreneur and corporate success, the role of social capital, entrepreneur mindset, the success and variance of startup development organizations

Research Specialty

Assessing impact of startup development organizations (SDO) on entrepreneur/ company success outcomes and financial returns to investors

Statement of Motivation for a DBA

It is my goal to contribute to the body of knowledge relevant to due diligence processes to improve angel and early stage investor financial returns and in so doing, provide entrepreneurs guidance on improving their success outcomes.

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