Jack Wroldsen Assistant Professor Economics and Legal Studies in Business 210 Business Building Stillwater Campus 405-744-5418 (Phone) 405-744-5180 (Fax)

Jack Wroldsen is Assistant Professor of Legal Studies in the Spears School of Business at Oklahoma State University. His academic research focuses on the intersections of law and entrepreneurship, such as policies conducive to fostering startup communities, legal strategy for startup firms, legal conflict in disruptive innovation, and securities laws that facilitate crowdfunding. Jack is also active in real estate entrepreneurship, previously practiced law in the Denver area, and has worked in a variety of business roles. He currently teaches Law and Entrepreneurship as well as Legal and Regulatory Environment of Business.


JD, Duke UniversitySchool of Law2006
M.Ed., The University of ArizonaEducation2001
BA, The University of ArizonaLatin American Studies1999


Jack Wroldsen. (2016). "Creative Destructive Legal Conflict: Lawyers as Disruption Framers in Entrepreneurship". University of Pennsylvania Journal of Business Law. 18, 733-788.

Jack Wroldsen. "Crowdfunding Investment Contracts". Virginia Law & Business Review. (Forthcoming). 11

Jack Wroldsen & Djamchid Assadi. (2016). "Recognition: The Missing Piece in Corporate Governance Frameworks". Proceeding of Innovative Trends Emerging in Microfinance.

Jack Wroldsen. "Reno's Venture Gamble: Leveraging Tesla's Gigafactory". Coller Venture Review. (Forthcoming).

Jack Wroldsen. (2016). "Proactive Law as Competitive Advantage in Crowdfunding". D. Assadi ed., IGI Global: Strategic Managerial Approaches to Crowdfunding Online. , 129-149.

Jack Wroldsen. (2015). "Beyond Transaction Cost Engineers: Lawyers as Disruption Framers in Entrepreneurship". Proceeding of Academy of Legal Studies in Business.

Jack Wroldsen. (2013). "The Crowdfund Act's Strange Bedfellows: Democracy and Start-Up Company Investing". University of Kansas Law Review. 62, 357-401.

Jack Wroldsen. (2013). "The Social Network and the Crowdfund Act: Zuckerberg, Saverin, and Venture Capitalists' Dilution of the Crowd". Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment and Technology Law. 15, 583-635.