12 th West Coast Research Symposium on Technology Entrepreneurship Foster School of Business September 4 and 5, 2014 | Seattle, WA WCRS 2014 Schedule Day 1 Thursday, September 4, 2014 | Paccar Hall 291 8:30-10:00am | Navigating New and Nascent Markets Competing in New Markets and the Search for a Viable Business Model Rory McDonald, Harvard University; Kathleen M. Eisenhardt, Stanford University Enchanting Exchange: Evidence from the Maker Movement Andreea Gorbatai and Cyrus Dioun, University of California, Berkeley Market Mediators and the Tradeoffs of Legitimacy-Seeking Behaviors in a Nascent Category Brandon H. Lee, University of Melbourne; Shon R. Hiatt, University of Southern California, Michael Lounsbury, University of Alberta 10:00-10:30am | Coffee Break 10:30am-12:00pm | Institutions and Entrepreneurship Compensating Conformity: Resolving the Tension Between Economic Incentives and Organizational Legitimacy Robert N. Eberhart, Santa Clara University; Charles E. Eesley and Kathleen M. Eisenhardt, Stanford University Blurred Lines: Familial and Entrepreneurial Logics in a Family Technology Venture Melissa E. Graebner, Suho Han, and Philip T. Roundy, University of Texas, Austin Hybrid Logic Emergence in the Wind Energy Field: Exploring the Interplay of Organizational Responses and Field-Level Change Jeffrey G. York, University of Colorado, Boulder; Timothy J. Hargrave, Seattle University; Desiree F. Pacheco, Portland State University 12:00-1:00pm | Lunch (Deloitte Lounge, Paccar 299) 1:15-2:45pm | Individuals’ Impact: Practice, Innovation, and Venture Performance Is There a Doctor in the House? The Impact of Users on Innovation in Medical Device Ventures Michael Q. Christensen, Riitta Katila, Sruthi Thatchenkery, and Stefanos Zenios, Stanford University Falling Not Far from the Tree: Entrepreneurs and Organizational Heritage Maryann P. Feldman, University of North Carolina; Serden Ozcan and Toke Reichstein, Copenhagen Business School Prestige Discount: Director Exit and Firm Performance in Newly Public Ventures Samuel Garg and Qiang Li, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology 2:45-3:15pm | Coffee Break 3:15-4:45pm | Innovation Processes and Technology Evolution Collaboration and Prominence in Innovation Teams: Product Introductions in Entrepreneurial Ventures Emily Cox Pahnke and Warren Boeker, Unviersity of Washington Born to be Wild: Innovation Paths and Complex Adaptive Systems Tyler Wry and Daniel Albert, University of Pennsylvania; Eric Zhao, Indiana University Cultural Tastes and Technology Capabilities: Examining the Shift from Analog to Digital Sound Synthesis Andrew Nelson, University of Oregon; Mary Tripsas and Callen Anthony, Boston College 6:00-9:00pm | Dinner at Ristorante Picolinos (buses leave Watertown Hotel at 5:45pm) WCRS 2014 Schedule Day 2 Friday, September 5, 2014 | Paccar Hall 291 8:30-10:00am | Funding and the Crowd: Entrepreneurship in the Age of Social Media A Crowd of Fools? Comparing Explanations for Why Informal Investors Support a New Venture Peter Younkin, McGill University; Keyvan Kashkooli, University of California, Los Angeles Wisdom or Madness? Comparing Crowds with Expert Evaluation in Funding the Arts Ethan Mollick, University of Pennsylvania; Ramana Nanda, Harvard University The Role of Social Media in the Market for Initial Public Offerings Abhishek Borah, Suresh Kotha, Uisung David Park, and Emily Cox Pahnke, University of Washington 10:00-10:30am | Coffee Break 10:30am-12:00pm | Productive Partners: Learning, Investment, and Innovation “Invisible” Innovation: Evidence from the Automotive Supply Chain Susan Helper, Case Western Reserve University; Jennifer Kuan, Stanford University The Jekyll and Hyde Effect of Learning to Contract: Impact of Contract Frames and Attribution Biases on Future Transactions Libby Weber, University of California, Irvine Corporate Governance in Entrepreneurial Firms: Effects of Corporate Venture Capital and Founder Incumbents on R&D Investment Strategy Heejin Woo and Yongwook Paik, University of Southern California 12:00-1:15pm | Lunch (Deloitte Lounge, Paccar 299) 1:30-2:45pm | Navigating the Legal and Policy Facets of Entrepreneurship Crowding Out Effects of Well-Intended Environmental Policies Richard A. Hunt, Virginia Polytechnic Institute; Bret R. Fund, University of Colorado Does Financing Matter for Targets of Litigation? David Tan, University of Washington; Jie Yang, Georgetown University Blooming Where They’re Planted or Seeking Greener Pastures: Linking Location and Success among University-Backed Startups David Benson and Paul C. Godfrey, Brigham Young University AUTHORS IN ATTENDANCE David Benson Brigham Young University Paul Godfrey Brigham Young University Michael Lounsbury University of Alberta Warren Boeker University of Washington Andreea Gorbatai University of California, Berkeley Rory McDonald Harvard University Abhishek Borah University of Washington Melissa Graebner University of Texas, Austin Ethan Mollick University of Pennsylvania Michael Christensen Stanford University Suho Han University of Texas, Austin Andrew Nelson University of Oregon Emily Cox Pahnke University of Washington Timothy Hargrave Seattle University Desiree Pacheco Portland State University Cyrus Dioun University of California, Berkeley Shon Hiatt University of Southern California Yongwook Paik University of Southern California Robert Eberhart Santa Clara University Keyvan Kashkooli University of California, Los Angeles David Tan University of Washington Chuck Eesley Stanford University Riitta Katila Stanford University Libby Weber University of California, Irvine Kathleen Eisenhardt Stanford University Suresh Kotha University of Washington Tyler Wry University of Pennsylvania Maryann Feldman University of North Carolina Jennifer Kuan Stanford University Jeffrey York University of Colorado, Boulder Bret Fund University of Colorado Brandon Lee University of Melbourne Peter Younkin McGill University Samuel Garg Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Qiang Li Hong Kong University of Science and Technology About the Buerk Center for Entrepreneurship Entrepreneurship is the dynamic union of innovation and opportunity, passion and vision, risk and reward. The Buerk Center for Entrepreneurship was created in 1991 to inspire entrepreneurial thinking and provide the resources that enable University of Washington students and faculty to bring their entrepreneurial ambitions to life. The Buerk Center recognizes that entrepreneurs come from all fields of study. We promote interdisciplinary collaboration throughout the University, resulting in partnerships between students and faculty in everything from bioengineering to law, marketing to computer science. The Buerk Center also connect students with experts in Seattle’s thriving entrepreneurial community through its advisory board, competitions, and networking events. Students benefit from the mentorship and real-life experiences facilitated by experts in venture investing, product development, cleantech, and more.