G. Felda Hardymon:
Received the 2010 Lifetime Achievement in Venture Capital Award from the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) in recognition of both his professional and academic work in the field.
Winner of the 2010 Axiom Business Book Award Gold Medal for the Best Book on Entrepreneurship 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).
Elected a Fellow of the European Corporate Governance Institute in 2010.
Winner of the 2010 Global Award for Entrepreneurship, given by the Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum, the Swedish Agency for Economic and Regional Growth, and Sweden's Research Institute of Industrial Economics, for his pioneering research into venture capital and venture capital-backed entrepreneurship.
Awarded the 2009-2010 Kauffman Foundation Junior Faculty Fellowship in Entrepreneurship Research.
Noam T. Wasserman:
Noam Wasserman received the 2010 Academy of Management Innovation in Entrepreneurship Pedagogy Award for his course, Founders' Dilemmas.
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.