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Post-investment performance appraisal (PIPA): the impact of venture capital investment on small firm performance

Reid, J.G.C. and Smith, J.A. (2002) Post-investment performance appraisal (PIPA): the impact of venture capital investment on small firm performance. In: Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research. Babson College, Massachusetts, Untited States of America. ISBN 0910897239

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Abstract

The paper presents new empirical evidence from a sample of mature small firms that experienced venture capital investment pre-1994. Summary evidence from these meetings is presented on the companies' financial position and procedures both pre- and post-investment under the categories of: basic data; risk management; information-handling; and the trading of risk and information.