Essays about: "vcs"

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  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. Impact of Overconfidence Bias on Entrepreneurs Financing Decisions : The Case of Growth-oriented Startups in Sweden and Germany

    University essay from

    Author : Suci Ariyanti; Hayk Mnatsakanyan; [2020]
    Keywords : Startups; cognitive bias; overconfidence; entrepreneurial cognition; capital financing; institutional comparison; entrepreneurship;

    Abstract : Background: Both Authors have many years of finance background and as well as studying entrepreneurship motivated to tackle the less researched area in entrepreneurship: entrepreneurs’ behavioural impact on their financial decisions. Such decisions in initial stages of startup formation have a critical impact on company’s future development which raises the importance of understanding the behavioural motives of the entrepreneurs. READ MORE

  3. 3. The emerging public investments in private companies

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Oscar de Bourgh; Pamela Tannoury; [2019-07-02]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : MSc in Finance.... READ MORE

  4. 4. Venturing into Heavy Industry

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Jonathan Dennis; [2019]
    Keywords : Venture capital; cleantech; innovation; finance; investment; sustainability; Nordic region; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Venture capital (VC) plays a vital role in supporting the development of emerging startup innovation, including cleaner technologies better known as cleantech. The application of VC is, however, distributed unevenly across sectors of the economy, often overlooking difficult to innovate areas such as the industrial sectors. READ MORE

  5. 5. Does Distance Matter? Evidence from Swedish Venture Capital Backed Firms

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Nick Ernst; Rikard Arkebäck; [2019]
    Keywords : Venture Capital; Cross-border; Sweden; Performance; Geographical Distance;

    Abstract : The Venture Capital Industry has evolved from the purpose of bridging the funding gap of local businesses into an international alternative asset class. Cross-border investments have become common in today's globalized business environment. READ MORE