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Concise Guide to Entrepreneurship, Technology and Innovation

Concise Guide to Entrepreneurship, Technology and Innovation

Edited by David B. Audretsch, Christopher S. Hayter and Albert N. Link

This landmark book will be the first port of call for any student or scholar seeking a brief introduction to each of the fundamental topics in entrepreneurship, technology, and innovation. Written by the top international scholars in their field, this book has an encyclopedic range; from academic entrepreneurship to valuing an entrepreneurial enterprise. Each chapter provides an informed overview of the topic and references in each chapter guide the reader to the more advanced literature. Students of entrepreneurship, technology, and innovation as well as those who wish to have an introduction to the scope of this field of study will be benefit from this exemplary collection.

40 Underexplored Issues in Entrepreneurial Finance

Jürgen Hanssens, Marc Deloof and Tom Vanacker

Subjects: business and management, entrepreneurship, organisational innovation, innovation and technology, organisational innovation

This landmark book will be the first port of call for any student or scholar seeking a brief introduction to each of the fundamental topics in entrepreneurship, technology, and innovation. Written by the top international scholars in their field, this book has an encyclopedic range; from academic entrepreneurship to valuing an entrepreneurial enterprise. Each chapter provides an informed overview of the topic and references in each chapter guide the reader to the more advanced literature. Students of entrepreneurship, technology, and innovation as well as those who wish to have an introduction to the scope of this field of study will be benefit from this exemplary collection.

Theories on the evolution of entrepreneurial financing align with firm maturity; as firms grow, different sources of finance become available. Hanssens, Deloof and Vanacker find, however, that several issues need to be addressed in order to get a full picture of entrepreneurial finance, including the unexpectedly important role of bank debt in early stage ventures, longitudinal evidence on the dynamics of financing policies and how multiple sources of finance relate and potentially interact.

Theories on the evolution of entrepreneurial financing align with firm maturity; as firms grow, different sources of finance become available. Hanssens, Deloof and Vanacker find, however, that several issues need to be addressed in order to get a full picture of entrepreneurial finance, including the unexpectedly important role of bank debt in early stage ventures, longitudinal evidence on the dynamics of financing policies and how multiple sources of finance relate and potentially interact.

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