Johan de Borst

PhD Student, Hunter Centre for Enterprise, Strathclyde Business School

Johan’s PhD research will explore how entrepreneurial households construct economic well-being and the potential impact of entrepreneurial households in their support or curtailment of business growth ambitions.

Contact Details

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Research Themes

  • Diversity


Johan is located at the Hunter Centre for Entrepreneurship at Strathclyde Business. His research focuses on ‘entrepreneurial rewards, constructing economic well-being in entrepreneurial households’. He has an MBA from Babson College, Boston. In 2012 he was the European Scholarship award winner for Babson College and the Management division faculty award winner for the two year MBA program.  While completing his BComm, at UCD in Dublin in 2008 he became Ireland’s College Entrepreneur of the Year.  He has extensive experience with very early stage startups, has operated micro-accelerator programmes in the USA and run multiple business ventures.  He is also author of the book ‘The Stingy Startup – how to start a small business with no money’.