Faculty Experts

Cristiano Bellavitis

Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship

Cristiano Bellavitis is Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship at the Whitman School of Management, Syracuse University. He is also the co-editor of Venture Capital: An International Journal of Entrepreneurial Finance. His research interests cross the traditional boundaries between entrepreneurship, management and finance disciplines. His research focuses on entrepreneurial finance, more precisely venture capital, initial coin offerings and blockchain. He has published in peer-reviewed academic journals including Organization Science, Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice, Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, British Journal of Management, Journal of Small Business Management, Journal of Business Venturing Insights, among others.

Research Topics

Entrepreneurial finance (business angel)
Venture capital
Initial coin offerings

Professor Bellavitis has also provided expert commentary for NBC News relating to Bitcoin.