Alisa Sydow is an Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the ESCP Business School, Turin Campus. She primarily teaches entrepreneurship, and corporate entrepreneurship with a focus on new technologies and impact. She earned her doctorate in Management and Innovation at the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Milan. Alisa’s research interests are in entrepreneurship in developing economies (ie. Kenya & Uganda), entrepreneurial decision-making processes and entrepreneurial opportunities. She is author of articles published in top-tier management journals (ie., Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice), case studies and papers presented at international conferences (ie., AOM, EGOS, & EURAM). For instance, she discusses in her research workaround practices of entrepreneurs to overcome severe institutional voids. Moreover, Alisa is one of the founders of Nampelka – a start-up that focus on creating fruitful matches between female entrepreneurs in Africa and Europe.