Cristina Rossi Lamastra

Core Faculty | Full Professor

Short Profile outline

Member of the SoM Executive Board


PHD: Economics and innovation, Scuola Superiore di Studi Universitari e di Perfezionamento Sant’Anna.

Master of Science: Economics, Università di Pisa.

Academic course held at SOM

Economia e organizzazione aziendale

Business & industrial economics

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Specializing masters

Relevant Publications

Giudici G.| Guerini M.| Rossi-Lamastra C., "The creation of cleantech startups at the local level: the role of knowledge availability and environmental awareness", Small Business Economics, 52, 815-830

Ghio N.| Guerini M.| Rossi-Lamastra C., "The creation of high-tech ventures in entrepreneurial ecosystems: exploring the interactions among university knowledge, cooperative banks, and individual attitudes", Small Business Economics, 52, 523-543

Burton M.D.| Colombo M.G.| Rossi-Lamastra C.| Wasserman N., "The organizational design of entrepreneurial ventures", Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, 13, 243-255

Giudici G.| Guerini M.| Rossi-Lamastra C., "Reward-based crowdfunding of entrepreneurial projects: the effect of local altruism and localized social capital on proponents’ success", Small Business Economics, 50, 307-324

Piva E.| Rossi-Lamastra C., "Human capital signals and entrepreneurs’ success in equity crowdfunding", Small Business Economics, 51, 667-686

Butticé V.| Franzoni C.| Rossi-Lamastra C.| Rovelli P., "The road to crowdfunding success: A review of the extant literature", Creating and Capturing Value through Crowdsourcing, 97-123

Giudici G.| Rossi-Lamastra C., "Crowdfunding of SMEs and startups: When open investing follows open innovation", Researching Open Innovation In SMEs, 377-396

Rovelli P.| Rossi-Lamastra C., "Collecting data on TMTs’ organizational design: good practices from the StiMa project", Economia e Politica Industriale, 45, 175-213

Bogers Marcel;Zobel Ann-Kristin;Afuah Allan;Almirall Esteve;Brunswicker Sabine;Dahlander Linus;Frederiksen Lars;Gawer Annabelle;Gruber Marc;Haefliger Stefan;Hagedoorn John;Hilgers Dennis;Keld Laursen;Magnusson Mats G.;Majchrzak Ann;McCarthy Ian P.;Moeslein Kathrin M.;Nambisan Satish;Piller Frank T.;Radziwon Agnieszka;Rossi Lamastra Cristina;Sims Jonathan;Ter Wai Anne L. J., "The open innovation research landscape: established perspectives and emerging themes across different levels of analysis", INDUSTRY AND INNOVATION, 24, 8-40

Piva Evila;Rossi Lamastra Cristina, "Should I sell my shares to an external buyer? The role of the entrepreneurial team in entrepreneurial exit", INTERNATIONAL SMALL BUSINESS JOURNAL, 35, 767-784

Franzoni Chiara;Rossi Lamastra Cristina, "Academic tenure, risk-taking and the diversification of scientific research", INDUSTRY AND INNOVATION, 24, 691-712

Aghasi Keivan;Colombo Massimo G.;Rossi Lamastra Cristina, "Acquisitions of small high-tech firms as a mechanism for external knowledge sourcing: The integration-autonomy dilemma", TECHNOLOGICAL FORECASTING AND SOCIAL CHANGE, 120, 334-346

Giudici Giancarlo;Guerini Massimiliano;Rossi Lamastra Cristina, "The creation of cleantech startups at the local level: the role of knowledge availability and environmental awareness", SMALL BUSINESS ECONOMICS, 1-16

Dushnitsky G.;Guerini Massimiliano;Piva Evila;Rossi Lamastra Cristina, "Crowdfunding in Europe: Determinants of platforms’ creation across countries", CALIFORNIA MANAGEMENT REVIEW, 58, 44-71

Colombo Massimo G.;Cumming Douglas J.;Mohammadi Ali;Rossi Lamastra Cristina;Wadhwa Anu, "Open business models and venture capital finance", INDUSTRIAL AND CORPORATE CHANGE, 25, 353-370

Ghio Niccolò;Guerini Massimiliano;Rossi Lamastra Cristina, "University knowledge and the creation of innovative start-ups: an analysis of the Italian case", SMALL BUSINESS ECONOMICS, 47, 293-311

Colombo Massimo G.;Piva Evila;Quas Anita;Rossi Lamastra Cristina, "How high-tech entrepreneurial ventures cope with the global crisis: changes in product innovation and internationalization strategies", INDUSTRY AND INNOVATION, 23, 647-671

Ghio Niccolò;Guerini Massimiliano;Lehmann Erik E.;Rossi Lamastra Cristina, "The emergence of the knowledge spillover theory of entrepreneurship", SMALL BUSINESS ECONOMICS, 44, 1-18

Colombo Massimo G.;Franzoni Chiara;Rossi Lamastra Cristina, "Internal social capital and the attraction of early contributions in crowdfunding", ENTREPRENEURSHIP THEORY AND PRACTICE, 39, 75-100

Colombo Massimo G.;Franzoni Chiara;Rossi Lamastra Cristina, "Cash from the crowd", SCIENCE, 348, 1201-1202

Colombo Massimo G.;Piva Evila;Rossi Lamastra Cristina, "The sensitivity of high-tech entrepreneurial ventures' employment to a sales contraction in a negative growth scenario: The moderating role of venture capital financing", MANAGERIAL AND DECISION ECONOMICS, 35, 73-87

Colombo Stefano;Grilli Luca;Rossi Lamastra Cristina, "Network externalities, incumbent's competitive advantage and the degree of openness of software start-ups", COMPUTATIONAL ECONOMICS, 44, 175-200

Colombo Massimo G.;Piva Evila;Rossi Lamastra Cristina, "Open innovation and within-industry diversification in small and medium enterprises: The case of open source software firms", RESEARCH POLICY, 43, 891-902

Guerini Massimiliano;Rossi Lamastra Cristina, "How university and industry knowledge interact to determine local entrepreneurship", APPLIED ECONOMICS LETTERS, 21, 513-516

Colombo Massimo G.;De Massis Alfredo;Piva Evila;Rossi Lamastra Cristina;Wright Mike, "Sales and employment changes in entrepreneurial ventures with family ownership: Empirical evidence from high-tech industries", JOURNAL OF SMALL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT, 52, 226-245

Colombo Massimo G.;Piva Evila;Rossi Lamastra Cristina, "Authorizing employees to collaborate with communities during working hours: When is it valuable for firms?", LONG RANGE PLANNING, 46, 236-257

Piva Evila;Rossi Lamastra Cristina;De Massis Alfredo, "Family firms and internationalization: an exploratory study on high-tech entrepreneurial ventures", JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP, 11, 108-129

Piva Evila;Rossi Lamastra Cristina, "Systems of indicators to evaluate the performance of university-industry alliances.", MEASURING BUSINESS EXCELLENCE, 17, 40-54

Bonaccorsi A.;Colombo Massimo G.;Guerini Massimiliano;Rossi Lamastra Cristina, "University specialization and new firm creation across industries", SMALL BUSINESS ECONOMICS, 41, 837-863

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