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The nature of information and overconfidence on venture capitalists' decision making

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  • Zacharakis, Andrew L.
  • Shepherd, Dean A.
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Business Venturing.

    Volume (Year): 16 (2001)
    Issue (Month): 4 (July)
    Pages: 311-332

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