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Dr. Jan Harima

Foto Jan Harima

Research Assistant

Contact:

Enrique-Schmidt-Straße 1
D-28359 Bremen
WiWi 1, Room A 2200

Phone: +49 (0)421 218 - 66877
jan.juling(at)uni-bremen.de

 

Research Interest:

• Accelerators & Incubators

• Entrepreneurial Ecosystems

• Entrepreneurship in Emerging Countries

• Entrepreneurship Education

Introduction

Dr. Jan Harima is a research associate, lecturer and PhD candidate at the Chair in Small Business & Entrepreneurship of the University of Bremen. His PhD thesis deals with accelerators as resource creators and facilitators in entrepreneurial ecosystems. For this ongoing research project he conducted a three-week field study in the ecosystem of Santiago de Chile in corporation with the well-known accelerator Start-Up Chile. Besides this research focus he is also interested in entrepreneurial education and entrepreneurship in developing countries. At the University of Bremen, he teaches bachelor and master students with background in business administration mainly in project-based courses in which students work on own startup-ideas. He integrates his own diverse startup experiences as a founder and startup coach into his course concepts. Furthermore, he has teaching experiences at École de management de Normandie (UK/France) and University of Oldenburg (Germany).

Dr. Jan Harima acquired his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration at WHU-Otto Beisheim School of Management (Germany) and his master’s degree in Management at the University of Bremen (Germany). He also studied at KEIO University (Japan) for one semester as an exchange student. Dr. Jan Harima joined the LEMEX team in 2015. In 2019, he acquired Ph.D. (Doctor in Economics and Social Sciences) with his dissertation "Public Accelerators as Resource Orchestrators in the Early Evolution of Entrepreneurial Ecosystems" (distinction: summa cum laude). Based on his own startup experience, Jan Harima coaches’ founders and helps startups with their everyday challenges. He is also actively involved in the Bremen startup ecosystem.

Background

Since 01/2020

Research Associate (Postdoc)

At Chair in Small Business & Entrepreneurship (LEMEX)

University of Bremen (Germany)

10/2017 - 12/2019

Ph.D. Candidate at Chair in Small Business & Entrepreneurship (LEMEX)

University Bremen (Germany)

Title of the Ph.D. Thesis: Public Accelerators as Resource Orchestrators in the Early Evolution of Entrepreneurial Ecosystems (summa cum laude)

10/2016 – 09/2017

Master programme in Business Administration

University Bremen (Germany)

09/2008 – 08/2011

Bachelor's programme in International Management

WHU Otto Beisheim School of Management (Germany)

Teaching

Term

Courses

ECTS

Language

Function

SummerEntrepreneurship III9 ECTSGermanLecturer

Winter

Teaching Project IEM² - SME Managment

12 ECTS

German

Lecturer

Winter

Entrepreneurship and SME Management

6 ECTS

German

Lecturer

Publications

Books/Chapters

 
  • Freiling, J., & Harima, J (2019). Entrepreneurship: Gründung und Skalierung von Startups (Lecture Book), Springer Gabler Verlag. 
 

Conference Presentations

 
  • Harima, A., Harima., J., & Freiling, J. (2020). The Injection of Resources by Transnational Entrepreneurs: Towards a Model of the Early Evolution of an Entrepreneurial Ecosystem. Entrepreneurship & Regional Development.
  • Juling (Harima), J., Harima A., Freiling, J. (2016). The Eight Capital Model of Entrepreneurial Ecosystems. Conference Proceedings, 6th Leuphana Conference on Entrepreneurship (LCE2016)
 

Miscellaneous

Projects

 
  • One-month empirical studies in Santiago de Chile (Research project on the Santiago startup ecosystem and the Start-up Chile accelerator)
  • ForstA Project “Forschendes Lernen im Gründungsmanagement innerhalb des Studienschwerpunktes IEM (B.Sc. BWL)“
 

Additional

 
  • Founder of two startups
  • Startup coaching