Raj K Shankar


Raj is a research scholar at The Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDII), Gandhinagar. His academic writings have appeared in the Journal of Entrepreneurship, International Small Business Journal, Simulation & Gaming and Vikalpa amongst others. Raj has also contributed book chapters to edited volumes. He has authored three books on entrepreneurship.

He is a certified NEN-Goldman Sachs faculty mentor in “Entrepreneurship”. Raj was awarded the title “Entrepreneurship Educator – Champion”, a national award jointly given by National Entrepreneurship Network and the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Government of India. Raj has designed and delivered management development programs for CxO level executives and has taught courses on entrepreneurship across Europe, Americas, and Asia. A number of his students have taken up entrepreneurship as a career.

Research interests:

  • Corporate Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Entrepreneurship Ecosystem
  • Corporate Engagement with Startups
  • Technology Business Incubation and Acceleration
  • Entrepreneurship Education