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What you are is what you like--similarity biases in venture capitalists' evaluations of start-up teams

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  • Franke, Nikolaus
  • Gruber, Marc
  • Harhoff, Dietmar
  • Henkel, Joachim

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Business Venturing.

Volume (Year): 21 (2006)
Issue (Month): 6 (November)
Pages: 802-826

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Handle: RePEc:eee:jbvent:v:21:y:2006:i:6:p:802-826
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