The STEP Project hosted it’s 2nd Webinar on May 13, 2020 via Zoom in their series to help family businesses navigate through the global pandemic crisis of 2020. It was titled: How Families Can be Entrepreneurial in Times of Crisis.

The event was open to the public and we welcomed over 100 attendees to hear insights and guidance from our experts as the global family business leaders, researchers and practitioners navigate through these unsettling times of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Webinar was kicked off with introductions by the Moderator, STEP Academic Director, Andrea Calabrò, IPAG, France of the three distinguished STEP Panelists: Matt AllenBabson College; Jim Davis, Utah State Univ.; and Ana Cristina Gonzalez, Grand Valley State Univ.

Prof. James Davis focused on the topic COVID19 Pivoting and Spontaneous Venturing; Prof. Matt Allen’s discussion centered around Family Legacy, Family Entrepreneurship, and Action in a time of Crisis; and Prof. Ana Gonzalez provided an insights to her topic of Family Business Resilience: Experiences from the US Midwest.

 We welcome you to listen to what our experts in entrepreneurship and family business research have to say.

Click here for the recording to the webinar.

What is the STEP Project? STEP is a global consortium of expert researchers from 45 Institutions and over 175 scholars from 33 countries working to find impactful solutions and new ideas to for business families to thrive and embrace and teach their entrepreneurial spirit from one generation to the next.