Manuela Hoehn-Weiss is Assistant Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship at Oregon State University. Her research focuses on resource acquisition by firms, particularly at early stages of their company life cycles. The core of her inquiry examines how alliances affect new-venture performance. Additional research interests include resource configurations and performance, resource acquisition for new-venture growth, as well as venture funding. Her research has been published in the Strategic Management Journal, Strategic Organization, Journal of Private Equity, and Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research. Her dissertation was selected as one of four finalists for the Academy of Management Entrepreneurship Division's Heizer Award. Manuela Hoehn-Weiss teaches strategic management and entrepreneurship in undergraduate, MBA, and Executive Education programs, for which she has won multiple awards. Prior to earning her doctorate at Boston University, Manuela Hoehn-Weiss worked in industry in Silicon Valley, California.