S. Joseph Shin is an Assistant Professor of Management at University of Washington, Tacoma. His research focus is on the nexus of organization theory, strategy, and entrepreneurship. He aims to enhance scholarly knowledge about the entrepreneurial growth and scaling of high-growth nascent ventures in technology-based industries known as unicorn ventures. A unicorn venture is a private firm valued at more than one billion dollars. Using an extensive and novel longitudinal dataset and robust identification strategy, he attempts to better understand the antecedents and consequences of ventures’ high growth and fast-paced scaling.