Handbook of Research on Venture Capital

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Hans Landström
Edward Elgar Publishing, 2007 - Business & Economics - 456 pages
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Provides an overview of the various facets of venture capital and their related issues. This book surveys venture capital as a research field and explores the various conceptual, theoretical, methodological and geographic aspects.
 

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Contents

1 Pioneers in venture capital research
3
2 Conceptual and theoretical reflections on venture capital research
66
A geographical perspective
86
4 Venture capital and government policy
113
PART II INSTITUTIONAL VENTURE CAPITAL
153
5 The structure of venture capital funds
155
Venture capitalists decision policies
177
Opening the black box of involvement
193
PART III INFORMAL VENTURE CAPITAL
313
The road traveled and the journey ahead
315
13 Investment decision making by business angels
332
14 The organization of the informal venture capital market
347
PART IV CORPORATE VENTURE CAPITAL
369
15 Corporate venture capital as a strategic tool for corporations
371
A relational capital perspective
393
PART V IMPLICATIONS
413

8 Innovation and performance implications of venture capital involvement in the ventures they fund
219
9 The performance of venture capital investments
236
Current status and future directions
253
11 Private equity and management buyouts
281
17 Implications for practice policymaking and research
415
Index
427
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