Review of Managerial Science

, Volume 13, Issue 3, pp 519–528 | Cite as

Digital innovation and venturing: an introduction into the digitalization of entrepreneurship

  • Sascha KrausEmail author
  • Norat Roig-Tierno
  • Ricarda B. Bouncken


This special issue follows the 2018 Global Innovation and Knowledge Academy (GIKA) Conference, which took place at the Catholic University of Valencia “San Vicente Mártir” in Spain from June 25th to 27th, 2018. As the eighth of its kind, the 2018 GIKA conference continued to attract the attention of scholars from around the world. The subject of this special issue—Digital Innovation and Venturing—had its own track at the GIKA conference, which served as a first-round review of some of the submissions to the journal. The special issue was also open for external submissions. As a result, this special issue includes seven contributions on the digitalization of entrepreneurship, encompassing important topics like digital business models, crowdfunding, and the sharing economy.


Digitalization Innovation Venturing Entrepreneurship Sharing economy Crowdfunding 



The guest editors of this special issue thank the participants of the 2018 Global Innovation and Knowledge Academy (GIKA) Conference, held at the Catholic University of Valencia “San Vicente Mártir” in Spain from June 25th to 27th, 2018. We are especially grateful to Professors Ralf Ewert and Wolfgang Kürsten, Editors-in-Chief of the “Review of Managerial Science” for offering this special issue titled “Digital Innovation and Venturing”. We also thank all reviewers for providing constructive comments and suggestions to help the authors improve their papers.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.École Supérieure du Commerce ExtérieurParisFrance
  2. 2.ESIC Business and Marketing SchoolValenciaSpain
  3. 3.University of BayreuthBayreuthGermany

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