Dr. Drover teaches and researches high-growth entrepreneurship at the University of Oklahoma. His research primarily focuses on new venture financing, including angel investing, venture capital and crowdfunding. His work also explores the intersection of neuroscience and entrepreneurship. Drover’s work has been published in several leading peer-reviewed journals, receiving best paper recognition on four occasions. His research has received attention by the press, including an article featuring his findings in Forbes. Professor Drover has delivered several invited talks on the topic of entrepreneurship that include the keynote address to one of the world's largest angel investor symposiums at Microsoft in Silicon Valley. In addition, Drover has collaborated with the U.S. Department of State on three occasions through the Diplomacy Lab, and is also an instructor in the SBA/Department of Defense's Boots to Business program, where he teaches entrepreneurship courses on military bases around the world. Drover remains active in startup investment and advisory roles. Professor Drover earned his Ph.D. from Southern Illinois University in 2014. Prior to OU, Drover was a Visiting Scholar at Babson College in Boston.
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