Dr. Eyal Benjamin

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Coller School of Management
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Dr. Eyal Benjamin
Office: Recanati - Business Administration, 447


Eyal is a 5X serial entrepreneur, founder of ICT and automotive ventures with a background in venture capital investments. Eyal is a faculty member at the Coller School of Management of the Tel-Aviv University; leading the Entrepreneurial Activities at the Coller Institute of Venture; as well as the innovation studies at LAHAV, the executive program of TAU. He holds a B.Sc. in engineering from TAU, Tel-Aviv Israel; Masters of Entrepreneurship and Innovation; and a PhD in new-venture-strategy both from SUT, Melbourne, Australia.

Academic Appointments

Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Strategy, Development of strategic innovation

Awards and Prizes

Gimmon E., Benjamin E., (2014) Internal and External Drivers of Radical Changes in High Technology New Ventures. Journal of Finance and Risk Perspectives, Vol. 3, Issue 3, November 2014. pp 35-52.
Benjamin E., Gimmon E., and Katzenstein L. (2012) Is the World of Venture Capital Investors Turning Flat?  Perspectives of Radical Strategic Changes in High-Technology New-Venture. Journal of Asia Entrepreneurship and Sustainability - Vol. 7, Issue 2,  pp 125–147.
Benjamin E., Gimmon E., (2012) Strategic Change and level of resources in new ventures. Building on the evolutionary perspective. Journal of Entrepreneurship perspectives - Vol. 1, Issue 2,  pp 69–83.
Gimmon E., Yitshaki R, Benjamin E., and Khavul S. (2011) Divergent Views of Venture Capitalists and Entrepreneurs on Strategic Change in New Ventures. Strategic Change, Vol. 20, pp 85–99.
Gimmon E., Benjamin E., and Katzenstein L. (2010). How Venture Capital Investors View Radical Strategic Change in High Technology New Ventures. International Journal of Entrepreneurial Venturing, Vol. 1, No. 3, pp. 309-326.
Gimmon, E., Benjamin, E. and Katzenstein, L. (2010). “Radical Strategic Change in High Technology New Ventures: A Multi Cultural View of Investors’ Perspective.” Chapter 10, In: Handbook of Research on High Technology Entrepreneurship. Editors: Ayala


immon, E., Benjamin, E. and Katzenstein, (2009)  “Venture Capital.” In: Booms and Busts: An Economics Encyclopedia. Editor: J. Geoffrey Golson. Publisher: M.E. Sharpe Publishers, Armonk, NY.
Gimmon E., Benjamin E., and Katzenstein L. (2009). Radical Strategic Change in Israeli High Technology New Ventures. Journal of Enterprising Culture, Vol. 17, Issue 2, pp. 233–255.
Katzenstein, L., Gimmon, E., Benjamin, E. And Freidberg, I. (2009(. “Entrepreneurship in Israel”. In: Handbook of Research on Asian Entrepreneurship. Editors: Leo-Paul Dana, Mary Han, Vanessa Ratten, and Isabell M. Welpe. Publisher: Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, UK.
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