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Mike Marasco

Clinical Professor of Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences, Farley Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation


2133 Sheridan Road
Ford 2.231
Evanston, IL 60208-3109

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Farley Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation


Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences


Master of Engineering Management Program

MMM Program

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Research Interests

Michael is passionate about a number of areas of entrepreneurship and his research focuses on:

  • Disruption-What are the factors that drive truly disruptive innovation by entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs?
  • Angel Investing-Why do some angel investors obtain returns much higher than venture capitalists? How do you choose the right team and idea to invest in?
  • Corporate Venturing-Why do some large companies drive inovation better than others?
  • Corporate Venture Capital-How to large companies most effectively engage with the startup ecosystem.
  • Entrepreneurial Learning-How do parents instill and foster entrepreneurial drive in their children?