Essays about: "VC"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 115 essays containing the word VC.

  1. 1. Operating in disguise: Perception overrides reality

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för redovisning och finansiering

    Author : Filip Eriksson; Jakob Sollbe; [2022]
    Keywords : Venture capital; Management control systems; Innovation; Perceived interference; Founder-friendly;

    Abstract : This paper adds to the previous research on Management control systems (MCS) in venture capital (VC) firms. By conducting 15 interviews with 12 VC firms in a cross-sectional study, the paper adds to the limited research of MCS in a VC setting and further explores how VC firms can use MCS to balance the tension between control and innovation relating to their portfolio companies. READ MORE

  2. 2. Trust is Good, Control is not Better: Empirical Evidence from an Early-Stage VC Firm

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Franz Rutschke; Alexander Lukas Wagner; [2022]
    Keywords : Early-Stage Venture Capital; Value-Add Activities; Resource Dependency; Agency Theory; Business and Economics;

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  3. 3. Stress and stress coping in early-stage entrepreneurship: The dual context of venture capital and business accelerators

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för företagande och ledning

    Author : Tobias Burger; Liina Kekki; [2022]
    Keywords : entrepreneurship; stressors; stress coping; venture capital; business accelerator;

    Abstract : Entrepreneurs are a central element of dynamic economies and a growing component of the global workforce. Research has shown that entrepreneurs face high levels of stress, which negatively impacts their health and causes substantial costs for healthcare systems. READ MORE

  4. 4. Impact Investing in Venture Capital - Combining Impact with Financial Return: Case Study of Norrsken VC's Investment in Elypta

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Lucas Rintala; Emils Seilis; [2022]
    Keywords : Venture Capital; Impact Investing; Impact Assessment; Private Partnership Contracts;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to investigate how an impact venture capital fund defines and measures impact, incorporates impact assessment in the decision-making process, and mitigates the multitasking problem. We perform an in-depth case study of Norrsken VC and its investment in the early-stage start-up Elypta. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Internationalisation Coin: A Tale of Two Perspectives

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för företagande och ledning

    Author : Victor Rosenberg; Martin Sandberg; [2022]
    Keywords : International Entrepreneurship; Entrepreneurial Finance; Non-Financial Support; Expectation Management;

    Abstract : Research on international entrepreneurship has recently gained traction as an increasing number of start-ups embark on the path of internationalisation at the earliest possible stage. When new firms embark on this quest, they still face the same resource constraints as they have in the past. READ MORE