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The Relationship Conflict between Venture Capital and Entrepreneur


  • Alqatawni, Tahsen


The dilemmas that may encounter entrepreneurship result of an expected conflict between VCs and entrepreneur, disagreement can be beneficial for the venture performance. While the conflicts classified as personal disagreement, which negatively associated with entrepreneur’s performance. In this paper, after the author reviewed the literature studies that involve the entrepreneur and venture capital, related domains of research into relationships between both. There is a significant gap in research, which focus on possible resolution of relationship conflict between the entrepreneurs and venture capital.

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  • Alqatawni, Tahsen, 2013. "The Relationship Conflict between Venture Capital and Entrepreneur," MPRA Paper 48005, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  • Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:48005

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    1. Sampsa Samila & Olav Sorenson, 2011. "Venture Capital, Entrepreneurship, and Economic Growth," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 93(1), pages 338-349, February.
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    5. Tony Aspromourgos, 2014. "Entrepreneurship, risk and income distribution in Adam Smith," The European Journal of the History of Economic Thought, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 21(1), pages 21-40, February.
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    Relationship Conflict; Venture Capital; Entrepreneur; entrepreneurship;

    JEL classification:

    • D0 - Microeconomics - - General
    • D00 - Microeconomics - - General - - - General
    • G02 - Financial Economics - - General - - - Behavioral Finance: Underlying Principles
    • G24 - Financial Economics - - Financial Institutions and Services - - - Investment Banking; Venture Capital; Brokerage

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