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The evolution and performance of spin-off ventures: Integration and elaboration of existing models

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  • DE CLEYN, Sven
  • BRAET, Johan

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The article aims to give an overview of the main models in the spin-off research field and to streamline further research in this domain. The main evolution and performance models known in literature will be analysed. The evolution models will be discussed in increasing order of complexity. However, the existing models will prove to be inadequate to reflect the real-life situation. Therefore, a new integrative model will be discussed. Afterwards, the main performance models will be presented, after a short overview of the factors influencing venture performance that have already been identified in literature.

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  • DE CLEYN, Sven & BRAET, Johan, 2006. "The evolution and performance of spin-off ventures: Integration and elaboration of existing models," Working Papers 2006031, University of Antwerp, Faculty of Applied Economics.
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    1. Felicia Diana Nicoara & Dorin Maier & Andreea Maier, 2013. "General Aspects Related To The Technology Transfer, The Main Source Of Innovation And Development Among Economic Operators," Annals - Economy Series, Constantin Brancusi University, Faculty of Economics, vol. 4, pages 139-147, August.

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    Innovation management; Spin-off ventures; Integrated model; Evolution model; Performance model;

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