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New venture strategy and profitability: A venture capitalist's assessment

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  • Shepherd, Dean A.
  • Ettenson, Richard
  • Crouch, Andrew
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    Volume (Year): 15 (2000)
    Issue (Month): 5-6 ()
    Pages: 449-467

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:jbvent:v:15:y:2000:i:5-6:p:449-467

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    1. Mueller, Elisabeth & Harhoff, Dietmar & Haeussler, Carolin, 2009. "To Be Financed or Not : The Role of Patents for Venture Capital Financing," ZEW Discussion Papers, ZEW - Zentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung / Center for European Economic Research 09-003, ZEW - Zentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung / Center for European Economic Research.
    2. Dimov, Dimo P. & Shepherd, Dean A., 2005. "Human capital theory and venture capital firms: exploring "home runs" and "strike outs"," Journal of Business Venturing, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 20(1), pages 1-21, January.
    3. Dawson, Alexandra, 2011. "Private equity investment decisions in family firms: The role of human resources and agency costs," Journal of Business Venturing, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 26(2), pages 189-199, March.
    4. Hand, John R.M., 2008. "Give everyone a prize? Employee stock options in private venture-backed firms," Journal of Business Venturing, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 23(4), pages 385-404, July.
    5. Baum, Joel A. C. & Silverman, Brian S., 2004. "Picking winners or building them? Alliance, intellectual, and human capital as selection criteria in venture financing and performance of biotechnology startups," Journal of Business Venturing, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 19(3), pages 411-436, May.
    6. Gonzalez-Diaz, Manuel & Solis-Rodriguez, Vanesa, 2012. "Why do entrepreneurs use franchising as a financial tool? An agency explanation," Journal of Business Venturing, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 27(3), pages 325-341.
    7. Haeussler, Carolin & Harhoff, Dietmar & Mueller, Elisabeth, 2009. "To Be Financed or Not… - The Role of Patents for Venture Capital Financing," CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers 7115, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
    8. Stephen Roper & Helen Xia, 2014. "Innovation, innovation strategy and survival," Research Papers, University of Warwick, Warwick Business School, Enterprise Research Centre 0017, University of Warwick, Warwick Business School, Enterprise Research Centre.
    9. McKelvie, Alexander & Haynie, J. Michael & Gustavsson, Veronica, 2011. "Unpacking the uncertainty construct: Implications for entrepreneurial action," Journal of Business Venturing, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 26(3), pages 273-292, May.
    10. Joël Ludvigsen, 2009. "Decision time in Belgium: an experiment as to how business angels evaluate investment opportunities," Working Papers CEB, ULB -- Universite Libre de Bruxelles 09-037.RS, ULB -- Universite Libre de Bruxelles.
    11. Zulima Fernández & Belén Usero, 2007. "The erosion of pioneer advantage in the European mobile telecommunications industry," Service Business, Springer, Springer, vol. 1(3), pages 195-210, September.
    12. Dimov, Dimo & Shepherd, Dean A. & Sutcliffe, Kathleen M., 2007. "Requisite expertise, firm reputation, and status in venture capital investment allocation decisions," Journal of Business Venturing, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 22(4), pages 481-502, July.

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