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Document type:
Zeitschriftenaufsatz 
Author(s):
Alexy, Oliver; Block, Joern; Sandner, Philipp; Ter Wal, Anne 
Non-TUM Co-author(s):
ja 
Cooperation:
Title:
Social capital of venture capitalists and start-up funding 
Abstract:
How does the social capital of venture capitalists (VCs) affect the funding of start-ups? By building on the rich social capital literature, we hypothesize a positive effect of VCs’ social capital, derived from past syndication, on the amount of money that start-ups receive. Specifically, we argue that both structural and relational aspects of VCs’ social networks provide VCs with superior access to information about current investment objects and opportunities to leverage them in the future, in...    »
 
Keywords:
Business and Economics 
Intellectual Contribution:
Discipline-based Research 
Journal title:
Small Business Economics 
Year:
2012 
Journal volume:
39 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
835-851 
Key publication:
Nein 
Peer reviewed:
Ja 
International:
Ja 
Book review:
Nein 
Commissioned:
not commissioned 
Professional Journal:
Nein