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David Hsu

Richard A. Sapp Professor

Professor of Management

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

Links: CV, Personal Website


  • O. Bengtsson, David Hsu (2015), Ethnic Matching in the U.S. Venture Capital Market, Journal of Business Venturing, 30 (2), 338 - 354.  
  • V. Aggarwal, David Hsu (2014), Entrepreneurial Exits and Innovation, Management Science, 60 (4), 867 - 887.  
  • David Hsu, K. Lim (2014), Knowledge Brokering and Organizational Innovation: Founder Imprinting Effects, Organization Science, 25 (4), 1134 - 1153.  
  • C. Eesley, David Hsu, E. B. Roberts (2014), The Contingent Effects of Top Management Teams on Venture Performance: Aligning Founding Team Composition with Innovation Strategy and Commercialization Environment, Strategic Management Journal, 35 (12), 1798 - 1817.  
  • M. Marx, J. Gans, David Hsu (2014), Dynamic Commercialization Strategies for Disruptive Technologies: Evidence from the Speech Recognition Industry, Management Science, 60 (12), 3103 - 3123.  
  • David Hsu, R. Ziedonis (2013), Resources as Dual Sources of Advantage: Implications for Valuing Entrepreneurial-Firm Patents, Strategic Management Journal, 34 (7), 761 - 781.  
  • 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, R. Ziedonis (2008), Patents as Quality Signals for Entrepreneurial Ventures, Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings  
  • 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 (2006), Venture Capitalists and Cooperative Start-up Commercialization Strategy, Management Science, 52 (2), 204 - 219.  
  • 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
  • David Hsu (2004), Venture Capitalists and Cooperative Start-up Commercialization Strategy, Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings  
  • 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.  
  • David Hsu, T. Bernstein (1997), Managing the University Technology Licensing Process: Findings from Case Studies, Journal of the Association of University Technology Managers, 9, 1 - 33.