Co-winner of the 2015 Barry Shrage Community Builder Award from the Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Boston.
Honored as The Civic Tech Innovator of the Year in 2015 by Civic Tech Challenge and Generation Citizen.
Named one of Boston's 50 Most Powerful People by Boston Magazine in 2015.
Thomas R. Eisenmann:
Winner of the 2015 Case Centre Award in the Entrepreneurship category for “Dropbox: ‘It Just Works’” with Michael Pao and Lauren Barley (HBS Case 811-065).
Scott D. Kominers:
Won a 2015 Case Centre Award in the Knowledge, Information and Communication Systems Management Category for his case with Ben Edelman, “Online Marketing at Big Skinny” (HBS Case No. 911-033).
Appointed Vice Chair, Global Agenda Council on Future of Investing, World Economic Forum, 2014-2016.
Winner of the 2015 Ewing Marion Kauffman Prize Medal for Distinguished Research in Entrepreneurship, awarded annually to one scholar under age 40 whose research has made a significant contribution to the literature in entrepreneurship.
Mihir A. Desai:
Runner up for the 2009 Review of Financial Studies-Michael Brennan Best Paper Prize for his paper with C. Fritz Foley and Kristen Forbes, "Financial Constraints and Growth: Multinational and Local Firm Responses to Currency Crises" (November 2008).
William R. Kerr:
Awarded the 2009 Kauffman Foundation Junior Faculty Fellowship in Entrepreneurship Research.
William R. Kerr:
Named a National Bureau of Economic Research Faculty Research Fellow in 2009.
Second Place Winner of the 2009 Fama-DFA Prize for the Best Paper Published in the Journal of Financial Economics in the Areas of Capital Markets and Asset Pricing for his paper with Paul Gompers, Anna Kovner, and David Scharfstein, "Venture Capital Investment Cycles: The Impact of Public Markets" (May 2008).
Winner of the 2009 PROSE Award for Professional and Scholarly Excellence in the Business, Finance, and Management category for Boulevard of Broken Dreams: Why Public Efforts to Boost Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital Have Failed and What to Do About It (Princeton University Press, 2009). This award is given by the Professional and Scholarly Publishing Division of the Association of American Publishers to recognize landmark works in a field of scholarship.
Awarded a Doctorate Honoris Causa from the Technical University of Munich in 2009.