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Venture capital and risk in high-technology enterprises

Reid, G.C. and Smith, J.A. (2003) Venture capital and risk in high-technology enterprises. International Journal of Business and Economics, 2 (3). pp. 227-244. ISSN 1607-0704

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We find UK investors and entrepreneurs are significantly concordant in rankings of investments and key factors for risk but significantly discordant on risk classes. Investors emphasise agency risk (e.g., motivation, empowerment, alignment), and entrepreneurs emphasise business risk (e.g., market opportunities).

Item type: Article
ID code: 3851
Keywords: principal-agent, high-tech, risk, Finance
Subjects: Social Sciences > Finance
Department: Strathclyde Business School > Accounting and Finance
Depositing user: Strathprints Administrator
Date Deposited: 12 Jul 2007
Last modified: 23 Jul 2015 13:31
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