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Determinants of Growth of Start-ups in the Netherlands


  • Ron Kemp
  • Petra Gibcus
  • P.M. de Jong-'t Hart


The dynamics and growth of firms are considered to be important for enhancing economic growth. Organizations can benefit from growth in many ways, including greater efficiency through economies of scale, increased power, the ability to withstand environmental change, increased profit and increased prestige for organizational members.It is important to obtain a better grip on the growth development of start-ups. The aim of this study is to map the development of start-ups in terms of employment growth and, in addition, to understand: what are the determinants of growth of start-ups?

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  • Ron Kemp & Petra Gibcus & P.M. de Jong-'t Hart, 2006. "Determinants of Growth of Start-ups in the Netherlands," Scales Research Reports N200517, EIM Business and Policy Research.
  • Handle: RePEc:eim:papers:n200517

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    1. Mosharref Hossain & Yusnidah Ibrahim & Mohan Uddin, 2016. "Towards the Factors affecting Small Firm Growth: Review of Previous Studies," International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Sciences, Human Resource Management Academic Research Society, International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Sciences, vol. 6(5), pages 217-235, May.

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