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Start-up size: The role of external financing

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  • Colombo, Massimo G.
  • Grilli, Luca
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    Volume (Year): 88 (2005)
    Issue (Month): 2 (August)
    Pages: 243-250

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    1. Dina Cunha & Sandra T. Silva & Aurora A.C. Teixeira, 2013. "Are Academic Spin-Offs necessarily New Technology-Based firms?," FEP Working Papers 482, Universidade do Porto, Faculdade de Economia do Porto.
    2. Braunerhjelm, Pontus & Parker, Simon, 2010. "Josh Lerner: Recipient of the 2010 Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research," Working Paper Series in Economics and Institutions of Innovation, Royal Institute of Technology, CESIS - Centre of Excellence for Science and Innovation Studies 233, Royal Institute of Technology, CESIS - Centre of Excellence for Science and Innovation Studies.
    3. Havrylchyk, Olena, 2011. "The effect of foreign bank presence on firm entry and exit in transition economies," BOFIT Discussion Papers, Bank of Finland, Institute for Economies in Transition 11/2011, Bank of Finland, Institute for Economies in Transition.
    4. Olena Havrylchyk, 2010. "Foreign Bank Presence and Its Effect on Firm Entry and Exit in Transition Economies," Working Paper / FINESS, DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research 5.2, DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research.
    5. Alex Coad & Julian Frankish & Paul Nightingale & Richard G. Roberts & David J. Storey, 2012. "Business Experience and Start-up Size: Buying More Lottery Tickets Next Time Around?," SPRU Working Paper Series 203, SPRU - Science and Technology Policy Research, University of Sussex.
    6. Massimo Colombo & Luca Grilli, 2007. "Funding Gaps? Access To Bank Loans By High-Tech Start-Ups," Small Business Economics, Springer, Springer, vol. 29(1), pages 25-46, June.
    7. Carlos Carreira & Filipe Silva, 2010. "No Deep Pockets: Some Stylized Empirical Results On Firms' Financial Constraints," Journal of Economic Surveys, Wiley Blackwell, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 24(4), pages 731-753, 09.

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