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David Hsu

Richard A. Sapp Associate Professor

Associate Professor of Management

Research Interests: intellectual property rights, start-up innovation, strategies for commercializing technological innovation, venture capital

Links: CV, Personal Website


  • Alessandro Marino, David Hsu (Working), Organizational Routines Development and Venture Performance.
  • Vikas A. Aggarwal, David Hsu, Andy Wu (Work In Progress), Production Team Organization and Firm-Level Innovation.
  • O. Bengtsson, David Hsu (2010), How Do Venture Capital Partners Match with Startup Founders?, Management Department Working Paper  Abstract
  • David Hsu, A. Marino (2010), Organizational Routines Development and New Venture Performance, Management Department Working Paper  Abstract
  • C. Eesley, David Hsu, E. B. Roberts (2009), Bringing Entrepreneurial Ideas to Life, Management Department Working Paper  Abstract
  • V. Aggarwal, David Hsu (2009), Modes of Cooperative R&D Commercialization by Start-ups, Strategic Management Journal, 30: 835-864.  Abstract
  • David Hsu, K. Lim (2009), The Antecedents and Innovation Consequences of Organizational Knowledge Brokering Capability, Management Department Working Paper  Abstract
  • J. Gans, David Hsu, S. Stern (2008), The Impact of Uncertain Intellectual Property Rights on the Market for Ideas: Evidence from Patent Grant Delays, Management Science, 54: 982-997.  Abstract
  • David Hsu (2007), Experienced Entrepreneurial Founders, Organizational Capital, and Venture Capital Funding, Research Policy, 36: 722-741.  Abstract
  • David Hsu, E. Roberts, C. Eesley (2007), Entrepreneurs from Technology-based Universities: Evidence from MIT, Research Policy, 36: 768-788.  Abstract
  • David Hsu, R. Ziedonis (2007), Patents as Quality Signals for Entrepreneurial Ventures, Management Department Working Paper  Abstract
  • David Hsu (2006), Venture Capitalists and Cooperative Start-up Commercialization Strategy, Management Science, 52: 204-219.  Abstract
  • David Hsu, M. Kenney (2005), Organizing Venture Capital: The Rise and Demise of American Research and Development Corporation, 1946-1973, Industrial and Corporate Change, 14: 579-616.  Abstract
  • David Hsu (2004), What Do Entrepreneurs Pay for Venture Capital Affiliation?, Journal of Finance, 59: 1805-1844.  Abstract
  • J. Gans, David Hsu, S. Stern (2002), When Does Start-up Innovation Spur the Gale of Creative Destruction?, RAND Journal of Economics, 33: 571-586.  Abstract