A Survey of Venture Capital Research

M. Da Rin, T. Hellmann, M.L. Puri

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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.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationTilburg
PublisherFinance
Volume2011-111
Publication statusPublished - 2011

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NameCentER Discussion Paper
Volume2011-111

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Venture capital
Capital investment
Data sources
Public policy
Exit
Academic work
Organizational structure
Contracting
Layout
Venture capital firms

Keywords

  • Venture capital
  • private equity
  • alternative assets
  • IPOs
  • acquisitions
  • corporate venture capital
  • public policy
  • limited partners
  • institutional investors
  • syndication
  • innovation
  • venture capital returns

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Da Rin, M., Hellmann, T., & Puri, M. L. (2011). A Survey of Venture Capital Research. (CentER Discussion Paper; Vol. 2011-111). Tilburg: Finance.
Da Rin, M. ; Hellmann, T. ; Puri, M.L. / A Survey of Venture Capital Research. Tilburg : Finance, 2011. (CentER Discussion Paper).
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Tilburg : Finance, 2011. (CentER Discussion Paper; Vol. 2011-111).

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