Recent Research: Venture Capital’s Impact, Advisor’s Contributions, and the Roots of Entrepreneurship
Our team has identified three recently published studies that use data from across the world to investigate issues relating to entrepreneurial success. A summary of each paper is below.
Venture Capital and Industry Structure
A recent report seeks to understand the influence venture capital on the size of business firms. Results suggest that an increase in venture funding has a positive impact on firm size, as well as promoting an “elitization” of firms that enter the market.
To read the full study, please click here.
The Value-Added Contribution of Advisors When Raising Venture Capital
A new study analyzed the role that advisors play when entrepreneurs are seeking venture capital funding. It finds that advisors are helpful when the entrepreneurs has little experience with venture funding.
For the full report, please click here.
The Roots of Entrepreneurship
Why do so many people start business when starting a business often results in failure or poor financial returns? According to a new paper, “literature has begun to highlight the potential importance of overconfidence in driving entrepreneurial outcomes.” Many entrepreneurs seem to behavioral biases and do a poor job of estimating the outcomes of their actions.
The full paper can be found using this link.