Dr. Xiumei Li earned her Ph.D. from Drexel University and joined the Asper School of Business Faculty in 2020. Her current research focuses on understanding how entrepreneurs mobilize resources (e.g., from VCs, users) to pursue opportunities in the contexts of high-tech industries and digital platforms. Her work has been published in the Journal of Business Venturing and included in the Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings. Dr. Li currently serves as an ad-hoc reviewer for the Journal of Business Venturing and Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal. She is also an active reviewer for the Academy of Management annual conference since 2015.


Pan, L., Li, X., Chen, J., & Chen, T. (2020). Sounds novel or familiar? Entrepreneurs’ framing strategy in the venture capital marketJournal of Business Venturing, 35(2), 105930.