Zoë Imhof


Zoë Imhof obtained a Master degree in Communication Science, specializing in Strategic Communication, at University of Antwerp in 2013. In the subsequent year she went to Warsaw (Poland) where she graduated at the College of Europe with a Master in European Interdisciplinary Studies.
In her current position as research associate in the area of Entrepreneurship, Governance and Strategy she will perform research related to success factors in entrepreneurial pitches, entrepreneurs’ manipulation of sales forecasts provided to their investors and issues that young high-potential companies struggle with.


Job Title : Doctoral Researcher

Management Domain

Expert in
Young High-Potential Entrepreneurship
Strategic Communication


Conference Presentations

  • Collewaert V. Boros S. Mitteness C. Imhof Z.  2015. You Never Get a Second Chance to Make a First Impression: A Study on Entrepreneurial Pitches. Paper presented at Babson Kauffman Entrepreneurship Research Conference, June 10-13, Babson Park, United States.

Research reports

  • Collewaert V. Imhof Z. Manigart S.  2016. Rising star monitor: providing insight into remuneration and founding team composition of young, high-potential Belgian ventures. Vlerick Business School. (28 p.)