CALL FOR PAPERS: Platform Dependent Entrepreneurship

Here is a new opportunity for researchers to publish in an internationally renowned journal. Professor Di Minin is the co-guest editor, together with Martin Kenney, Satish Nambisan, Annabelle Gawe and Mike Wright (posthumously), of the newIndustrial and Corporate Changespecial issue on Platform-dependent Entrepreneurship.

More about the call

Online digital platforms are transforming the environment within which firms and entire industries operate. Until recently, the entrepreneurship and business strategy literatures paid less attention to the impact these platforms will have on entrepreneurship and business. 

With some recent exceptions, research and theorizing is only now recognizing the fundamental differences between traditional and platform-dependent entrepreneurship. Seemingly every day, new instances of the ways in which platform firms exert power over their ecosystem members are reported in the media – an industry that itself is struggling with the implications of the platform economy. 

Our Special Section solicits articles examining the platform-complementor relationships with particular emphasis on the dynamics that platform complementors or platform-dependent entrepreneurs (PDEs) experience

Further information 

The full “Call for Papers” is available at this link: 


Submission deadline is September 1, 2020.