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- THE FAILURE TO OBTAIN VC FINANCING IN THE PRE START-UP PHASE: EVIDENCE FROM THE PORTUGUESE CONTEXT. Bilau, José; Couto, Eduardo // USASBE Conference Proceedings;2010, p0624
In this paper we propose contributing to deepening the knowledge on access to venture capital concerning the pre start-up phase of the innovative firms, identifying the reasons mentioned by nascent entrepreneurs as responsible for the lack of success in obtaining VC. The main reasons cited for...
- Shock and Change in the German Venture Capital Market, 1995-2005. Huberty, Mark // German Politics & Society;Autumn2006, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p20
The article explores whether changes to the German venture capital financing sector in the period 1995-2005 indicate an improved development path for high-technology startup firms. The author concludes that the sector has undergone substantial change in favor of financing and supporting high...
- Venture capitalists still look to high-technology for building future firms. // Marketing News;10/15/74, Vol. 8 Issue 8, p1
The article reports that venture capitalists still counts on high-technology industries for building future companies, according to the results of a survey conducted by Simon/Public Relations Inc. The attributes of potential entrepreneurs are enumerated. Venture capitalists are interested in...
- Venture Capital & the Growth of Silicon Valley. Hambrecht, William R. // California Management Review;Winter84, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p74
The article discusses the emerging idea of venture capital in technological industries, which the author states is becoming more popular. The article describes the origins and history of the idea, stating that three major events occurred to propel the country into technological leadership:...
- Got a Good Idea? Better Think Twice. Gurley, J. William // Fortune;12/7/1998, Vol. 138 Issue 11, p215
Looks at problems with the standard four-stage plan for launching a Silicon Valley business, as of late 1998. Identification of the four stages and the reasons for them; Problems associated with them; The problem with intuitively good ideas; Forecast for venture capitalism in the California...
- WASHINGTON D.C.: SURVIVING THE WAVE. // Siliconindia;Jul2001, Vol. 5 Issue 7, p70
Reports on the holding of 'Surviving the Wave,' a conference regarding the prospects of the United States high technology sector. Defense of venture capital industry in the wake of the sector's downturn; Struggles of founding and running companies; Relations between technology and politics.
- Venture capital deals boom. Walters, Kath // BRW;01/21/2000, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p18
Reveals the strong growth of venture capital deals with companies at the start-up and early expansion stages in Australia in the quarter ended September 1999. Comparison with trend throughout the 1990s; Attention garnered by information technology and software companies.
- THE ROLE OF VENTURE CAPITAL IN HIGH TECHNOLOGY FINANCE âˆ—. Cripsin-Little, Jan Elise; Brereton, John // Economic Development Review;Spring89, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p36
Examines the role of venture capital in high technology finance. Overview of the venture industry; Three key characteristics in the use of venture capital funds; Sources of capital commitments; Geographical concentration of venture funds; Trends in the venture capital industry.
- Energizing the Economy. // CMA Management;Feb2000, Vol. 74 Issue 1, p20
Reports on the increasing role of the venture capital industry in the development of growth companies in Canada. Focus on technology firms; Sales; Exports; Research and development spending by venture-backed companies; Taxes; Capital requirements. INSETS: Fuel for thought;PIVOTAL...