Venture Capital Essays
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Abstract This paper presents an overview of the German Corporate Venture Capital (CVC) market. As such, it can be considered as an industry report of the CVC-industry in Germany including vehicles of DAX companies and major players from Munich and the Ruhr area. The goal is, to give an overview of the CVC-market in 2019 and to describe characteristics of different vehicles. Based on a dataset and a qualitative analysis of ten interviews, the focus lays on how established corporations...
Introduction In 2009, after tumultuous times, economic activities increased once again and small and medium enterprises (SME’s) claimed their place as the backbone of the economy (European Commission, 2018). In order to understand how SME’s enabled the economy to climb we must first define SME’s. A SME employs less than 250 persons and have an annual turn no larger than €50 million and/or a balance sheet not exceeding €43 million (European Commission, 2003). Within the term SME fall the micro,...
The paper attempts to empirically study the monitoring and value added activities practiced by Indian Venture Capitalists. A brief literature review of the monitoring activities in the context of developed countries has been presented leading to the development of a conceptual framework. Data on the monitoring and value addition activities of the venture capitalists was gathered through A questionnaire consisting of 30 statements using Likert Scale of 1 to 5 was developed to gather information on the monitoring and value...
Is Government a Good Venture Capitalist? Introduction Venture capitalists rely heavily upon gaining stake in emerging firms in order to offset the risk associated with their investment. However, before venture capitalists even had a name, budding business ventures were mainly financed through credit rather than equity. Historically, there were several legitimate reasons as to why a prospective venture capitalist would seek to finance through loans rather than equity. Primarily, there was a large degree of asymmetry of information before the...
Abstract The study exhorts to ascertain the general perception that Venture Capitalists fund innovative technology projects in the Indian context using primary and secondary data. A structured questionnaire was used to elicit response from 101 (sample) out of 134 (Population) SEBI registered and active Venture Capital firms in the recent past. The study analyses the mode of funding by Venture Capital firms and their geographical dispersion. The study ascertains whether Venture Capital firms have enabled innovation in the Indian context...