Dr. Lex van Teeffelen is since 2007 connected to the research group Financial-Economic Innovation. In september 2011 became related professor business tranfers and innovation. From 1 januari on he was appointed professor of the research group.


Within the research group Van Teeffelen is responsible for the projects and the research itself. Besides, he is a stimulator in developing the education for entrepeneurship and the Small Business growth programs.

His research about business transfers, led to a evidence-based Minor Business Transfers & Franchising. Besides, Van Teeffelen is actively involved in the development of national and international Small Business monitors. He is academic chair van Transeo, de European Federation of Business Transfers.

Lex van Teeffelen reached his PhD on the de Nyenrode Business University with his doctoral thesis: 'Exploring success and failure in Small firm business transfers' about the factors to succes/failure of Business Transfers. His promotor was prof. dr. Lorraine Uhlaner.

Most of his publcations are available via publicationslist.org.


  • Small Business Entrepeneurship
  • Business Transfers
  • Small Business funding

Lex van Teeffelen

Lex van Teeffelen

  • Professor
  • Research group: Financial-Economic Advice in Innovation