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A Survey of Venture Capital Research

Marco Da Rin, Thomas Hellmann () and Manju Puri

Chapter Chapter 8 in Handbook of the Economics of Finance, 2013, vol. 2, pp 573-648 from Elsevier

Abstract: This survey reviews the growing body of academic work on venture capital. It lays out the major data sources used. It examines the work on venture capital investments in companies, looking at issues of selection, contracting, post-investment services, and exits. The survey considers recent work on organizational structures of venture capital firms, and the relationship between general and limited partners. It discusses the work on the returns to venture capital investments. It also examines public policies, and the role of venture capital in the economy at large.

Keywords: Venture capital; private equity; alternative assets; IPOs; acquisitions; corporate venture capital; public policy; limited partners; institutional investors; syndication; innovation; venture capital returns (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: G24 G21 G23 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2013
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DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-44-453594-8.00008-2

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