Centre for Entrepreneurship

Yashar Mansoori

Yashar is a Postdoc scholar at the division of Entrepreneurship and Strategy at Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden. He has spent the past few years looking into the role of entrepreneurial methods in the context of incubators and accelerators. At the moment, Yashar focuses on trust in teams in light of new technologies, blockchain and the social aspects of organizing, the role of narratives in the dissemination of entrepreneurial myths, and design principles for formulating entrepreneurial instructions.

Yashar has worked as director of education in a blockchain company and as business advisor in a software development agency. He also has acted as business mentor and startup coach for different EU funded projects. Lastly, he co-founded a consultancy and a startup.

He has been a visiting scholar at the Chair of Entrepreneurship and Innocation Management at TU Berlin since September 2021 and a fellow at the Center for Design Sciences at ESCP Berlin.



    Griol-Barres I., Milla S., Cebrián A., Mansoori, Y., & Millet, J. (2021) ‘Variational Quantum Circuits for Machine Learning. An Application for the Detection of Weak Signals’. Applied Sciences, 11(14): 1-21.

    Bacigalupo, M., Weikert-García, L., Mansoori, Y, & O’Keeffe, W. (2020) ‘EntreComp Playbook: Entrepreneurial Learning Beyond the Classroom’. Publications Office of the European Union, Luxembourg.

    Berglund, H., Bousfiha, M., & Mansoori, Y. (2020) ‘Opportunities as Artifacts and Entrepreneurship as Design’. Academy of Management Review, 45(4): 825–846 (in alphabetic order).

    Mansoori, Y., & Lackéus, M. (2019) ‘Comparing Effectuation to Discovery-Driven Planning, Prescriptive Entrepreneurship, Business Planning, Lean Startup, and Design Thinking’. Small Business Economics, 54: 791–818.

    Mansoori, Y., Karlsson, T., & Lundqvist, M. (2019) ‘The Influence of the Lean Startup Methodology on Entrepreneur-Coach Relationships in the Context of a Startup Accelerator’. Technovation, 84–85: 37–47.

    Mansoori, Y. (2017) ‘Enacting the Lean Startup Methodology: The Role of Vicarious and Experiential Learning Processes’. International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behavior and Research, 23(5): 812–838.


    Technische Universität Berlin
    Chair of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management
    Sek. H76
    Straße des 17. Juni 135
    10623 Berlin, Germany