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Raja Singaram

Academic Degrees

PhD, Entrepreneurship & Innovation, University of Twente, 2016
MSc, Organizational Behavior and Strategic Management, University of Texas at Dallas, 2006
Bachelors in Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering , Bharathiyar University, India, 2000


Raja Singaram teaches courses in entrepreneurship, strategy and social entrepreneurship. His research interests focus on entrepreneurial cognition, entrepreneurial well-being and social entrepreneurship. His current work examines early-stage legitimation strategies adopted by social business ventures, and understanding stress experiences and coping behaviors of tech entrepreneurs. Before his academic career, he worked in the enterprise software industry in the Silicon Valley. He also mentors startup founders and serves as a board member for startups. He holds a PhD in entrepreneurship and innovation from the University of Twente in the Netherlands, a master’s degree in organizational behavior and strategic management from University of Texas and a bachelor’s degree in engineering, electronics and communication engineering from Bharathiyar University in India.