Stefan Trifonov graduated from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) in the field of Business Engineering and was also at the Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University.

As an associate doctoral researcher at the Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society, he focuses on the entrepreneurial process with a view towards changes through the Internet and a closer link between theory and practice. He is a doctoral student at the chair for Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship at the University of Potsdam with Prof. Dr. Katharina Hölzle.

Prior to this, Stefan has been a consultant for The Boston Consulting Group for three years. As a co-founder, he has participated in several start-up companies.

Working Paper:

Dopfer M., Grafenstein, M. v., Richter, N., Schildhauer, T., Tech, R. P. G., Trifonov, S., Wrobel, M. (2015). Fördernde Und Hindernde Faktoren Für Internet-Enabled Startups. (Supporting and Hindering Factors for Internet-Enabled Startups.). HIIG Discussion Paper Series. Publication details