Venture Capital

Robert Cressy

in The Oxford Handbook of Entrepreneurship

Published in print May 2008 | ISBN: 9780199546992
Published online September 2009 | | DOI:

Series: Oxford Handbooks in Business and Management C

Venture Capital

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Venture capital has, in recent years become a substantial and growing area of academic research. It is still a comparatively young field and several of the fundamental questions raised by scholars working within it remain to be answered. The survey in this article aims to provide an overview of the current scholarly answers to several questions. In doing so it attempts as far as possible to cut through the jargon and hyperbole endemic to the subject and to provide convenient access to the main issues.

Keywords: venture capital; economic and finance; academic research; fund providers; capital investment; venture capital contracts

Article.  14831 words. 

Subjects: Business and Management ; Entrepreneurship

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