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VCs' decision processes: Evidence suggesting more experience may not always be better

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

    Volume (Year): 18 (2003)
    Issue (Month): 3 (May)
    Pages: 381-401

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:jbvent:v:18:y:2003:i:3:p:381-401
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