Veroniek Collewaert obtained her PhD in Applied Economic Sciences from Ghent University in 2009. She was a visiting scholar at Stanford Graduate School of Business (USA) in 2007-2008. After having worked at Maastricht University (The Netherlands) for three years, she now works at the entrepreneurship department of Vlerick Business School as Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship. She has published articles in journals such as Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice and Small Business Economics. Her current research interests include relational dynamics between investors and entrepreneurs (e.g. conflict, trust, unethical behaviour), entrepreneurial biases (e.g. over optimism) and strategic considerations in the investor-entrepreneur relationship (e.g. slack resources). By means of her teaching experience on social and sustainable entrepreneurship, she has ventured out to start up research projects related to social entrepreneurs.