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Factors influencing venture capital financing of real estate development in Ghana


  • Kissi Ernest
  • Anita Asamoah-Duodu
  • Matthew Kwaw Somiah


The aim of the paper was to identify factors that influence venture capital financing in real estate development in Ghana. In achieving this, a quantitative research technique was untilised. Hence, based on a thorough literature review a questionnaire was designed and administered to members of Ghana Real Estate Developers Association (GREDA). Relative Importance Index (RII) was use determined the level of significant of identified factors. The results of the survey indicated that impact of high interest, collateral security, lack of promoting private sector financial innovations, poor documentation or lack of record keeping, access to land and ineffective legal environment were the main significant factors that influence venture capital financing in real estate development in Ghana among others. The findings suggested critical examination of the financing approach and raises useful factors to guide local firms that enters into venture capital financing.

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  • Kissi Ernest & Anita Asamoah-Duodu & Matthew Kwaw Somiah, 2016. "Factors influencing venture capital financing of real estate development in Ghana," African Journal of Economic and Sustainable Development, Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, vol. 5(4), pages 355-364.
  • Handle: RePEc:ids:ajesde:v:5:y:2016:i:4:p:355-364

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