Digital innovation and entrepreneurship

Lehrende/r: Prof. Dr. Andranik Tumasjan, Christoph Ewald
Veranstaltungsart: Seminar
Semesterwochenstunden: 2
Unterrichtssprache: Englisch
Min. | Max. Teilnehmerzahl: - | -
Angeboten im: Sommersemester


Learning objectives:
During the seminar, the participants learn to write an independent research work in the field of management. Based on content, theoretical and methodological basics they analyze current management problems in the context of a housework and present the results. Based on concrete applications, they learn to deepen and classify the theoretical content of the seminar.


The seminar focuses on business model innovation and entrepreneurship based on blockchain technology. We will deal with the potential of blockchain technology business models for different industries and use cases (e.g., Internet of Things, mobility, telecommunications and others). We will explore currently implemented blockchain technology use cases and business models, and evaluate the potential of new business models based on extant research and theoretical frameworks.



Friedlmaier, M., Tumasjan, A., & Welpe, I. M. (2018). Disrupting industries with blockchain: The industry, venture capital funding, and regional distribution of blockchain ventures. Proceedings of the 51st Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (p. 3517–3526).

Morabito, V. (2017). Business Innovation through blockchain. Cham: Springer International Publishing.

Tumasjan, A. (2018). Blockchain-Technologie und das Internet of Things: Kurzfristiger Hype oder eine Symbiose für neue IoT-Geschäftsmodelle? Industrie 4.0 Management, 34(2), 29-32.