Maija Renko

Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship
University of Illinois at Chicago


Maija Renko is an Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She teaches entrepreneurship and social entrepreneurship classes in the undergraduate business and MBA programs of UIC’s College of Business Administration. Her research and teaching interests are focused on the early stages of the entrepreneurial process (entrepreneurial motivation, opportunities and nascent entrepreneurship), social entrepreneurship, and technology entrepreneurship.