Evila Piva

CeFEO Affiliated Researcher
Associate Professor

Politecnico di Milano



Evila Piva is Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship at Politecnico di Milano, co-Director of the International Part time MBA and Exchange Programs Director at MIP – Graduate School of Business, Delegate for the Bachelor program in Management Engineering at Politecnico di Milano.

Her areas of research include: economics and managerial aspects of crowdfunding with special focus on the strategic decisions and performance of crowdfunding platforms, student and academic entrepreneurship, ownership and managerial aspects of collaborations of high-tech start-ups, organizational design of high-tech start-ups, new firm creation and growth. On these topics, she has published more than 30 papers on international peer-reviewed journals.

She is associate editor of the Journal of Small Business Management and she published in Strategic Management Journal; Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal; Research Policy; Long Range Planning; Small Business Economics; International Small Business Journal; California Management Review; Journal of Technology Transfer; Journal of Small Business Management.