Essays about: "Venture Capital"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 288 essays containing the words Venture Capital.

  1. 1. The First Date: an Investor Pitch

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Cornelia Johansson; Hanna Nilsson; Olle Stigenius; [2023]
    Keywords : Key words: Investment criteria; Pitch assessment; Venture capital firms; Venture capitalist decision-making; Pitch; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Research question: What investment criteria in a pitch do managers of venture capital firms assess and how does the information presented in the pitch affect their decision-making? Purpose: To examine and contextualize what investment criteria venture capitalists assess in the different levels of a pitch and analyze the effect of the information presented in the pitch on their decision-making. Methodology: A qualitative multiple case study with specific sampling. READ MORE

  2. 2. And the similar shall lead: the role of the affinity bias in the Italian Venture Capital investment decisions

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Marco Parente; [2023]
    Keywords : Venture Capital; Behavioural Finance; Affinity bias;

    Abstract : This paper analyses the role of the affinity bias in the Italian Venture Capital (VC) ecosystem. The background idea is that, when seeking for investment opportunities, VC funds' partners may be subject to psychological biases and unintentionally prioritise founders who share with them cultural and genetic features. READ MORE

  3. 3. Innovation in Defense : characteristics of high-performing defense startups

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Sebastian Uggla; [2022]
    Keywords : Defense; Innovation; Venture Capital; SBIR; Machine Learning; Patents; Försvar; Innovation; Riskkapital; SBIR; Maskininlärning; Patent;

    Abstract : Recently several European countries have announced massive increases in their military budgets. Innovation initiatives organized by NATO and the European Defence Fund will also be conducted over the coming decade. READ MORE

  4. 4. Gender stereotypes and fundraising: A qualitative study on female entrepreneur's experience of raising external capital in the Swedish market

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

    Author : Carolina Westin; Anousha Parvaneh; [2022]
    Keywords : Female entrepreneurship; Diversity; Equity fundraising; Gender stereotypes;

    Abstract : More capital than ever is invested in Swedish tech startups, but only 1% of the capital goes to female-founded companies. The same trend is observed on the global level. READ MORE

  5. 5. Is Green the New Black? A Study of the Role of Sustainability in Nordic Venture Capital

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Hanna Louise Forsman; Martin Gothefors; [2022]
    Keywords : Venture Capital; Sustainability; ESG Investing; Impact Investing; Case Study;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the role of sustainability in Nordic venture capital. Using stakeholder interviews, the thesis aims to uncover the key drivers behind the industry sustainability momentum. READ MORE