CURRICULUM VITAE

Education

  • 2023 : Qualification to Supervise Research IAE - Paris - Université Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne Paris
  • 2017 : PhD in Management Sciences - Entrepreneurship & Strategy - Université de Montpellier - Montpellier
  • 2012 : Master in Entrepreneurial Support - Université de Montpellier - Montpellier
  • 2011 : Master 2 in Human Resources Management - Université Paul Valéry Montpellier 3 - Montpellier
  • 2010 : Master 1 Economics & Social Administration - Université de Montpellier - Montpellier

Teaching Experience

  • Since 2018 : Professor in Strategy, Entrepreneurship & Innovation Toulouse Business School Toulouse
  • From 2016 to 2018 : Teaching and Research Assistant (ATER) in Entrepreneurship, Management, Strategy - Montpellier Management Institute - Université de Montpellier - Montpellier
  • From 2013 to 2016 : PhD candidate with teaching missions - Montpellier Management Institute - Université de Montpellier - Montpellier
PUBLICATIONS
    • KOMULAINEN, H., C. THEODORAKI, M. A. REHMAN, A. MOHAMMADPARST TABAS, W. KANDA, "Circular entrepreneurial ecosystem: a hybrid review and research agenda", International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business, 2025, vol. 1, no. 1 [fnege: 4, abs: 2]

    • AUDRETSCH, D. B., M. BELITSKI, C. THEODORAKI, "Micro and macro factors of firm scaling", Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 2024, vol. 202, pp. 123312 [fnege: 2, abs: 3]

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    • NANA, A., E. M. LAVIOLETTE, C. THEODORAKI, "Les pratiques de sélection des projets dans l’écosystème de préincubation", Entreprendre et Innover, 2024, vol. n° 58-59, no. 1, pp. 119-131 [fnege: 4]

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    • THEODORAKI, C., D. B. AUDRETSCH, D. CHABAUD, "Advances in entrepreneurial ecosystem and places: time, space and context", Revue de l'Entreprenariat, 2023, vol. Hors Série 2, no. HS2, pp. 11-25 [fnege: 2]

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    • SHARMA, G. D., S. KRAUS, A. TALAN, M. SRIVASTAVA, C. THEODORAKI, "Navigating the storm: the SME way of tackling the pandemic crisis", Small Business Economics, 2023 [fnege: 2, abs: 3]

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    • MESSEGHEM, K., C. THEODORAKI, E. G. CARAYANNIS, "Pour une modélisation de l’écosystème entrepreneurial sous forme de sous-écosystèmes : Apport de l’approche des systèmes complexes adaptatifs", Management International, 2023, vol. 27, no. 2, pp. 93-104 [fnege: 2]

    • BARONCELLI, S., A. CAPUTO, E. SANTINI, C. THEODORAKI, "Resilience and entrepreneurial decision-making: the heterogeneity among Italian innovative start-ups", Entrepreneurship and Regional Development, 2023, pp. 1-18 [fnege: 2, abs: 3]

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    • THEODORAKI, C., K. MESSEGHEM, D. B. AUDRETSCH, "The Effectiveness of Incubators’ Co-Opetition Strategy in the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem: Empirical Evidence From France", IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, 2022, vol. 69, no. 4, pp. 1781 - 1794 [cnrs: 3, fnege: 2, abs: 3]

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    • THEODORAKI, C., A. CATANZARO, "Widening the borders of entrepreneurial ecosystem through the international lens", Journal of Technology Transfer, 2022, vol. 47, pp. 383–406 [cnrs: 3, fnege: 3, abs: 3]

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    • THEODORAKI, C., L.-P. DANA, A. CAPUTO, "Building sustainable entrepreneurial ecosystems: A holistic approach", Journal of Business Research, 2022, no. 140, pp. 346-360 [cnrs: 2, fnege: 2, abs: 3]

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    • PASTELAKOS, E., C. THEODORAKI, A. CATANZARO, "The role of innovation and internationalization support in small‐ and medium‐sized enterprises’ export performance", European Management Review, 2022 [cnrs: 3, fnege: 2, abs: 3]

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    • CLOITRE, A., V. DOS SANTOS PAULINO, C. THEODORAKI, "The quadruple/quintuple helix model in entrepreneurial ecosystems: an institutional perspective on the space case study", R&D Management, 2022 [cnrs: 3, fnege: 2, abs: 3]

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    • SUREKA, R., S. KUMAR, D. MUKHERJEE, C. THEODORAKI, "What restricts SMEs from adopting sophisticated capital budgeting practices?", Small Business Economics, 2022 [fnege: 2, abs: 3]

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    • THEODORAKI, C., "The Evolution of Entrepreneurship Research: The Importance of Places - An Interview with Professor David B. Audretsch", Revue de l'Entreprenariat, 2022, vol. Vol. 21, no. Hors Série, pp. 75-87 [fnege: 2]

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    • THEODORAKI, C., D. B. AUDRETSCH, E. PASTELAKOS, "The Moderating Effect of Family Firm on SME Innovativeness and Internationalization", Revue de l'Entreprenariat, 2022, vol. Pub. anticipées, no. 0, pp. Ih-XXh [fnege: 2]

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    • THEODORAKI, C., "Écosystème entrepreneurial académique : vers l’élaboration d’une stratégie écosystémique efficace", Revue Internationale PME, 2021, vol. 34, no. 3-4, pp. 16-36 [cnrs: 4, fnege: 3]

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    • , A., C. THEODORAKI, "Achieving Interorganizational Ambidexterity Through a Nested Entrepreneurial Ecosystem", IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, 2020, vol. 68, no. 2, pp. 418-429 [cnrs: 3, fnege: 2, abs: 3]

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    • THEODORAKI, C., "A Holistic Approach to Incubator Strategies in the Entrepreneurial Support Ecosystem", M@n@gement, 2020, vol. 23, no. 4, pp. 13-27 [fnege: 2, abs: 1]

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    • THEODORAKI, C., K. MESSEGHEM, M. P. RICE, "A social capital approach to the development of sustainable entrepreneurial ecosystems: an explorative study", Small Business Economics, 2018, vol. 51, no. 1, pp. 153-170 [cnrs: 2, fnege: 2, abs: 3]

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    • THEODORAKI, C., K. MESSEGHEM, "Exploring the entrepreneurial ecosystem in the field of entrepreneurial support: a multi-level approach", International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business, 2017, vol. 31, no. 1, pp. 47 [cnrs: 4, fnege: 4]

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    • THEODORAKI, C., K. MESSEGHEM, "Ecosystème de l’accompagnement entrepreneurial : une approche en termes de coopétition", Entreprendre & Innover, 2015, vol. 27, no. 4, pp. 102

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    • THEODORAKI, C., "“The impact of the institutional context on the entrepreneurial orientation of SMEs in emerging countries. The case of SMEs in Bolivia” co-auteurs : D. Lescop, G. Barboza, C. Keen, V. Sanchez-Famoso" in CREATIVE SPARK Conf, 05/03/2024, Berlin, 2024

    • CLOITRE, A., C. THEODORAKI, V. DOS SANTOS PAULINO, "An institutional perspective on entrepreneurial support organizations’ outcomes and sponsors in entrepreneurial ecosystems" in EURAM, 2023, Dublin, Ireland

    • THEODORAKI, C., "Resilience and entrepreneurial decision-making: the heterogeneity of digital start-ups in Italy”" in Conférence EURAM 2022, Winterthur, Suisse 15-17 juin, 2022

    • THEODORAKI, C., A. NANA, E. M. LAVIOLETTE, "A resource-based view (RBV) of entrepreneurial sourcing within the pre-incubation ecosystem" in Conférence AOM 2022, Seattle, USA, 05-09 août, 2022

    • CLOITRE, A., C. THEODORAKI, V. DOS SANTOS PAULINO, "Entrepreneurial support organizations in the quadruple/quintuple helix model: an institutional perspective on socio-environmental issues" in Innodays, 2022, Casablanca, Morocco

    • CLOITRE, A., C. THEODORAKI, V. DOS SANTOS PAULINO, "The role of entrepreneurial support organizations in the Quadruple/Quintuple Helix model" in RENT Conference, 2022, Napoli, Italy

    • CLOITRE, A., C. THEODORAKI, V. DOS SANTOS PAULINO, "The role of entrepreneurial support organizations in the Quadruple/Quintuple Helix model: An institutional perspective on socio-environmental issues" in CIFPME, 2022, Lyon, France

    • NANA, A., E. M. LAVIOLETTE, C. THEODORAKI, "Entrepreneurial sourcing in the pre-incubation ecosystem: A fundamental process for improving incubation processes of incubators" in Conférence ICSB 2021, Paris, 11-16/07, 2021

    • THEODORAKI, C., A. CATANZARO, "Widening the Borders of the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Through International Lenses" in Conférence AOM (visio), Vancouver Canada, 07-12 août, 2020

    • THEODORAKI, C., "Comment les dirigeants vivent-ils leur TPE ? Vers une lecture plurielle de la très petite entreprise par co-construction chercheur-entrepreneur" in Conférence CIFEPME, Nice, 20-23 octobre, 2020

    • THEODORAKI, C., "Vers l’élaboration d’une stratégie écosystémique des structures d’accompagnement" in Conférence CIFEPME, Nice, 20-23 octobre, 2020

    • THEODORAKI, C., "Sourcing entrepreneurial et écosystème de pré-incubation : Un processus fondamental de la performance des incubateurs" in Conférence CIFEPME, Nice, 20-23 octobre, 2020

    • THEODORAKI, C., K. MESSEGHEM, J. COVIN, "Entrepreneurial Ecosystem, Entrepreneurial Orientation and Incubator Performance: Empirical Examination from France" in 39th BCERC Babson College, MA, USA, 5-8 June, 2019

    • THEODORAKI, C., A. CATANZARO, "An International Modelling of the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem" in 19th Annual Conference of the European Academy of Management (EURAM), 26-28 juin, 2019, Lisbonne

    • THEODORAKI, C., A. CATANZARO, "Extension du concept d’écosystème entrepreneurial grâce à la perspective internationale" in 11ème Congrès de l’Académie de l’Entrepreneuriat et de l’Innovation (EAI), 3-5 juin, 2019, Montpellier

    • THEODORAKI, C., K. MESSEGHEM, D. B. AUDRETSCHC, "Co-opetition Strategy and Incubator Performance in the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem" in Special Conference International Council for Small Business (ICSB), 8-9 April, 2019

    • THEODORAKI, C., "Elaboration d'un programme de recherche sur les écosystèmes entrepreneuriaux : résultats d'une analyse bibliométrique" in Workshop INSPEER, Paris 07 novembre, 2019

    • THEODORAKI, C., "Sourcing et performance des incubateurs : Une approche écosystémique" in Workshop INSPEER, Paris, 07 novembre, 2019

    • THEODORAKI, C., Entrepreneurial Ecosystems in Cities and Regions: Emergence, Evolution, Future, Oxford University PressOxford, 2024

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    • THEODORAKI, C., Innovation Elargie : La Méthode de Caractérisation Noov’LR, Éditions Universitaires Européennes, 2016

    • NANA, A., E. M. LAVIOLETTE, C. THEODORAKI, "Potential Tenant Identification and Screening Practices in the Pre-Incubation Ecosystem" in Entrepreneurial Ecosystems in Cities and Regions., Robert Huggins, Piers Thompson, Fumi Kitagawa, Christina Theodoraki, Daniel Prokop Eds, Oxford University PressOxford, chap. 6, pp. 102-118, 2024

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    • AUDRETSCH, D. B., C. THEODORAKI, "The Role of Incubators in University-Based Entrepreneurial Ecosystems through Knowledge Spillovers" in Entrepreneurial Ecosystems in Cities and Regions., Robert Huggins, Piers Thompson, Fumi Kitagawa, Christina Theodoraki, Daniel Prokop Eds, Oxford University PressOxford, chap. 8, pp. 134-148, 2024

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    • DELANOË-GUEGUEN, S., C. THEODORAKI, "From incubator to full internal entrepreneurship education ecosystem: the example of TBS" in Innovation in Global Entrepreneurship Education., Heidi Neck, Yipeng Liu Eds, Edward Elgar Publishing, pp. 18-31, 2021

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    • THEODORAKI, C., "Incubators’ Coopetition Strategy in the Start-up Incubation Ecosystem" in Research Handbook on Start-Up Incubation Ecosystems., Adam Novotny, Researcher, Einar Rasmussen, Professor, Tommy H. Clause Eds, Edward Elgar Publishing, vol. Part II, chap. 11, pp. 224-238, 2020

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    • THEODORAKI, C., "Building Entrepreneurial Societies Through Entrepreneurial Ecosystems and Business Incubators" in From Industrial Organization to Entrepreneurship., Lehmann E., Keilbach M. Eds, Springer, pp. 467-477, 2019

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    • THEODORAKI, C., D. B. AUDRETSCHC, D. CHABAUD, "Advances in entrepreneurial ecosystem and places: time, space and context", Revue de l'Entreprenariat, 2023, vol. Hors Série 2023, pp. 11 - 25 [fnege: 2]

    • CLOITRE, A., C. THEODORAKI, V. DOS SANTOS PAULINO - "Industrie spatiale : comment réguler le « New space » ?" - 2023, The Conversation, France

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    • THEODORAKI, C. - "The development of sustainable entrepreneurial ecosystems through social capital: The cases of academic incubator" - 2021, TBSearch

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    • THEODORAKI, C. - "Le développement d’écosystèmes entrepreneuriaux durables grâce au capital social : Les cas des incubateurs académiques" - 2019, TBSearch, Toulouse

    • THEODORAKI, C. - "How to Build a Sustainable Ecosystem: The Relevance of Governance and Coopetition" - 2019, ICSB Gazette

    • THEODORAKI, C. - "Ubérisation : quels défis pour l’accompagnement entrepreneurial" - 2017, Labex Entreprendre Publications

    • THEODORAKI, C. - "Exploration de l’écosystème français de l’accompagnement entrepreneurial" - 2016, Labex Entreprendre Publications

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    • 2018 Best Dissertation Award in Entrepreneurship Académie Entrepreneuriat & Innovation (AEI)
    • 2018 Best Dissertation Award in Entrepreneurship Association Internationale de Recherche sur l'Entrepreneuriat et la PME (AIREPME)
EXPERTISE
    • Corporate Strategy
    • Entrepreneurial Support
    • Business Model
    • Innovative Business Models for SMEs
    • Business Transfer and Takeover
    • Management Practices
    • Entrepreneurial Ecosystems
    • Business Incubation
    • Co-Opetition Strategy (Cooperation & Competition)
    • Performance
    • Multi-Level Analysis
    • Qualitative & Quantitative Methods
    • Economic Development
      • 2019 : Business Development Manager Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Research Network (EERN)
      • 2019 : Senior Research Fellow at the Institute for Development Stratégies SPEA Indiana University
      • 2015 - 2019 : Junior Research Fellow at the Institute for Development Stratégies SPEA Indiana University
      • 2012 - 2012 : Research Engineer in Innovation, Agence de Développement d'Occitanie Chambre de Commerce Montpellier

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