Thèse de doctorat en finance entrepreneuriale / Phd proposal in entrepreneurial finance

Institution and Supervision

The selected Ph.D. student will be part of the SEE group in PRISM Sorbonne and will work with Professor Jean-François Sattin.

Research Topic

The proposal focuses on entrepreneurial finance, and aims to evaluate the contextual impact of start-up signaling strategies on their ability to raise funds and grow.

Research Funding

The candidate may apply for 3 years funding request through Paris 1 doctoral grants (final decision is made by the EDMPS doctoral school), or have funding from other institutional sources.


Submission of applications until August 1, 2024. The project is expected to start in September/October 2024.

Required Profile

— Application is open for candidates holding, or in the process of completing, a Master 2 diploma (or equivalent). The candidate must preferably have a Master 2 devoted to research in the fields of Management Science or Economics.

— Knowledge of quantitative methods is mandatory (e.g., STATA, SPSS, …).

— Oral and writing skills in English and French.

— Applications are accepted by all candidates, regardless of gender, age, and nationality.

Documents to be Submitted

Interested candidates must send their applications to, including following documents:

— Up-to-date CV

— Cover Letter

— Academic record for the 1st and 2nd years of the master’s degree

— Master Thesis

— A detailed research proposal (15-20 pages including 1) Presentation and motivation of the research subject 2) Literature review 3) Data and methodology 4) Expected results and valorization 5) Research agenda and collaborations 6) References)

— Recommendation letters are appreciated but are not mandatory.