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Corporate Venture Capital
Bridging the Equity Gap in the Small Business Sector





ISBN 9780415515016
Published December 8, 2011 by Routledge
274 Pages

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This book addresses the lack of academic and practical research into corporate venturing by examining the role of this activity as both a form of large firm-small firm collaboration and as an alternative source of equity finance for small firms. These issues are explored through surveys of independent fund managers, coporate executives and technology-based firm directors.

Table of Contents

1. Inter-firm Collaboration, 2. Corporate Venturing and Corporate Venture Capital: Definitions, Potential Benefits Evidence and Justifications for Research, 3. Corporate Venture Capital Investment in the United Kingdom: A Survey of Corporate Objectives, 4. The CVC Investment Process: A Strategy for Bridging the Equity Gap, 5. Externally Managed CVC: The Fund Manager's Perspective, 6. Technology-based Firms and CVC: The Investee Company's Perspective, 7. Conclusions

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