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Jungsoo Ahn




  • Jean-Philippe Vergne (University College London)


Jungsoo Ahn is a Strategy PhD student at the Ivey Business School. he explores how categorization of firms shapes investor evaluations, thereby driving their investment decisions in two related settings, namely corporate venture capital (CVC) in the fintech space and blockchain startup crowdfunding. He draws on multiple secondary databases and supplement them with a combination of field interviews and computational text analysis techniques (e.g., natural language processing, topic modelling) to develop new theory and inform decision-making.

Past Education

  • MS | Business Administration (Graduate School of Business, Yonsei University, 2017)
  • BA | Business Administration (College of Business, Yonsei University, 2012)

Research Interests:

Strategic Management, Organizational Theory, Categorization, FinTech/Blockchain


(anticipated completion 2023)

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