Essays about: "Venture Capital"

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  1. 1. Driving Sustainable Growth - a New Role for the Gatekeepers of Innovation?

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för marknadsföring och strategi

    Author : Anna Serner; Nora Johansson; [2021]
    Keywords : Sustainable investing; Sustainability impact assessment; Sustainable venture capital; Venture capital; Start-ups;

    Abstract : This thesis examines how venture capital firms define and assess sustainability in the screening process of investment objectives and in the development of portfolio companies. Further, it investigates factors affecting the extent to which venture capital firms address sustainability. READ MORE

  2. 2. One Year of COVID-19: Venture Capital During Times of Extreme Uncertainty

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

    Author : Filip Zivkovic; Adam Olsson; [2021]
    Keywords : Venture Capital; COVID-19; Venture Capital Activities; Uncertainty; Pandemic;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to investigate how Venture Capitalists' activities may have changed due to COVID-19. This is done using a qualitative approach, where eight semi-structured interviews with industry professionals have been conducted. READ MORE

  3. 3. Financial sponsors' impact on IPO underpricing: A comparison between venture capital and private equity investors

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Ebba Kjellberg; Julia Malinowski; [2021]
    Keywords : Initial Public Offering; Venture Capital; Private Equity; Underpricing;

    Abstract : This study examines the difference in underpricing between venture capital- and private equity backed initial public offerings (IPOs). With a sample of 361 IPOs listed on the Nasdaq Nordic main market and Nasdaq Nordic First North Growth Market between January 2011 and December 2020, we show that several firm characteristics and IPO characteristics differ between venture capital backed and private equity backed issuers. READ MORE

  4. 4. Investment firm characteristics in venture capital

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    Author : Simon Petersson; [2020-09-04]
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    Abstract : The private equity market is known for its lack of liquidity and information. This thesis aims at bringing further clarity to the private equity field, specifically targeting the relationship between firm size and risk in the Nordic market. READ MORE

  5. 5. Venture Capital during an economic downturn How VC firms operate during the covid-19 crisis

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Tom Carlson; Johannes Henriksson; [2020-07-01]
    Keywords : Venture Capital; VC firm; covid-19; startup; investment strategies; screening; portfolio companies; financial crisis; dot-com bubble;

    Abstract : This study aims to investigate how Venture Capital firms are influenced by the economiceffects caused by the covid-19 pandemic, particularly how the screening and investingprocesses, as well as the management of the portfolio companies are affected. A qualitativeresearch methodology was applied where semi-structured interviews were conducted withVenture Capital firms situated in Sweden. READ MORE