Large established firms increasingly rely on external sources for innovation. One way these firms are seeking to foster innovative activity is via corporate venture capital programs. Here are some of the key things firms should think about when establishing a venture capital program.Read More »
The Trade-Off Between Ownership and Investment: Evidence from Equity-Crowdfunding Campaigns Summary of Research Partially Funded by a CIV Grant
Every entrepreneur raising equity from investors faces a fundamental trade-off between retaining greater ownership in the company versus raising more funds. Equity crowdfunding is a recent FinTech innovation, allowing entrepreneurs to raise funding from "crowd" investors who can individually invest in a campaign, in return for equity shares. In a guest post by Nir Vulkan (Oxford Business School), the researchers set out to try and understand what factors explain the decision of entrepreneurs to take overfunding.Read More »
第一通知关于创业融资研究思路 We are interested in your input for where we should take this strand:
- Which research directions are interesting? What is new and trending in this space?
- What funding models should we include?
- Who are the key experts we should approach?
- Do you have a paper to propose to our issue?
- Do you wish to stay informed and interact with us as things come together?
大学捐赠榨干钱 – 风险投资是否能解救它们？US college endowment returns have sunk to an average -1.9 per cent in the 2016 fiscal year, while endowment spending on financial aid, research, and other programs increased by 8.1 per cent. These returns, reported at the NACUBO-Commonfund Study of Endowments (NCSE), are the lowest since the 2008-2009 financial crisis, and much lower than the modest 2.4% average gain in FY15.Read More »
“硅谷之龙” (Silicon Dragon) 回到以色列 Silicon Dragon returns to Israel for its second forum focused on the tech triangle — China, Israel, US.The program features panels with leading venture capitalists and dealmakers and tech chats with entrepreneurs running innovative emerging companies with China-Israeli ties...Read More »