Paul A. Gompers

Harvard Business School - Finance Unit

Professor of Business Administration and Director of Research

Boston, MA 02163

United States

Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit

Eugene Holman Professor of Business Administration; Director of Research

Cambridge, MA 02163

United States

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI)

Research Associate

c/o ECARES ULB CP 114

B-1050 Brussels

Belgium

http://www.ecgi.org

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Downloads 23,409 ( 59)
Citation 1,282

Corporate Governance and Equity Prices

Quarterly Journal of Economics, Vol. 118, No. 1, pp. 107-155, February 2003
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 12 Sep 2001
Paul A. Gompers, Joy L. Ishii and Andrew Metrick
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, Stanford Graduate School of Business and Yale School of Management
Downloads 23,034 (60)
Citation 1,282

Abstract:

Corporate governance, shareholder rights, investor protection, agency problems, entrenched management, hostile takeovers, poison pills, golden parachutes, greenmail

Corporate Governance and Equity Prices

NBER Working Paper No. w8449
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 26 Aug 2001
Paul A. Gompers, Joy L. Ishii and Andrew Metrick
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, Stanford Graduate School of Business and Yale School of Management
Downloads 375 (62,379)
Citation 1,282

Abstract:

Corporate Governance and Equity Prices

Quarterly Journal of Economics, Vol. 118, No. 1, February 2003
Posted: 13 Feb 2003
Paul A. Gompers, Joy L. Ishii and Andrew Metrick
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, Stanford Graduate School of Business and Yale School of Management

Abstract:

Corporate Governance, Shareholder Rights, Investor Protection, Agency Problems, Entrenched Management, Hostile Takeovers, Poison Pills, Golden Parachutes, Greenmail

How Do Venture Capitalists Make Decisions?

Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 16-33, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 477/2016
Number of pages: 95 Posted: 29 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 10 May 2017
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 7,598 (506)

Abstract:

venture capital, entrepreneurship

How Do Venture Capitalists Make Decisions?

NBER Working Paper No. w22587
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 07 Sep 2016
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 76 (262,573)

Abstract:

Skill vs. Luck in Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital: Evidence from Serial Entrepreneurs

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 02 Oct 2006
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit
Downloads 4,330 (1,372)
Citation 22

Abstract:

new ventures, entrepreneurs

Skill vs. Luck in Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital: Evidence from Serial Entrepreneurs

NBER Working Paper No. w12592
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 Oct 2006
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit
Downloads 174 (140,854)
Citation 22

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Downloads 3,924 ( 1,636)
Citation 126

What Drives Venture Capital Fundraising?

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 08 Feb 1998
Paul A. Gompers and Josh Lerner
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit
Downloads 3,744 (1,761)
Citation 126

Abstract:

What Drives Venture Capital Fundraising?

NBER Working Paper No. w6906
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 10 Jun 2000
Paul A. Gompers and Josh Lerner
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit
Downloads 180 (136,555)
Citation 126

Abstract:

What Do Private Equity Firms Say They Do?

Harvard Business School Finance Working Paper No. 15-081, Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Working Paper No. 15-081
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 01 May 2015
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Georgetown University - McDonough School of Business
Downloads 2,026 (5,177)

Abstract:

What Do Private Equity Firms Say They Do?

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Vol. 121, No. 3, 2016
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 11 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 10 May 2017
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Georgetown University - McDonough School of Business
Downloads 1,801 (6,347)

Abstract:

private equity, valuation, capital structure, value creation

What Do Private Equity Firms Say They Do?

NBER Working Paper No. w21133
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 04 May 2015
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Georgetown University - McDonough School of Business
Downloads 14 (487,991)

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6.
Downloads 3,505 ( 2,029)
Citation 421

Institutional Investors and Equity Prices

Quarterly Journal of Economics, Vol. 116, No. 1, pp. 229-259, February 2001
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 01 Jun 1998
Paul A. Gompers and Andrew Metrick
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and Yale School of Management
Downloads 3,398 (2,083)
Citation 421

Abstract:

Institutional Investors and Equity Prices

NBER Working Paper No. w6723
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 15 Aug 2000
Paul A. Gompers and Andrew Metrick
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and Yale School of Management
Downloads 107 (209,556)
Citation 421

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Money Chasing Deals?: The Impact of Fund Inflows on Private Equity Valuations

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 08 Feb 1998
Paul A. Gompers and Josh Lerner
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit
Downloads 3,055 (2,443)
Citation 170

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Extreme Governance: An Analysis of Dual-Class Companies in the United States

AFA 2005 Philadelphia Meetings, Rodney L. White Center for Financial Research Working Paper No. 12-04, Rock Center for Corporate Governance Working Paper No. 39
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 08 Jul 2004 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2009
Paul A. Gompers, Joy L. Ishii and Andrew Metrick
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, Stanford Graduate School of Business and Yale School of Management
Downloads 2,990 (2,177)
Citation 81

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Insider Trading Subsequent to Initial Public Offerings: Evidence from Expirations of Lock-Up Provisions

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 08 Feb 2000
Alon Brav and Paul A. Gompers
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit
Downloads 2,226 (4,203)
Citation 29

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The Determinants of Board Structure at the Initial Public Offering

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 24 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 22 Jan 2009
Malcolm P. Baker and Paul A. Gompers
Harvard Business School and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit
Downloads 2,057 (5,070)
Citation 115

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The Determinants of Board Structure at the Initial Public Offering

Journal of Law and Economics, Vol. 46, No. 2, pp. 569-598, October 2003
Posted: 12 Oct 2004 Last Revised: 22 Jan 2009
Malcolm P. Baker and Paul A. Gompers
Harvard Business School and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit

Abstract:

Corporate Governance, Board of Directors, IPO, Venture Capital

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Executive Ownership and Control in Newly Public Firms: The Role of Venture Capitalists

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 06 Jun 1999 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2009
Malcolm P. Baker and Paul A. Gompers
Harvard Business School and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit
Downloads 1,882 (5,707)
Citation 19

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The Role of Venture Capitalists in the Acquisition of Private Companies

AFA 2008 New Orleans Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 23 Feb 2007
Paul A. Gompers and Yuhai Xuan
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
Downloads 1,515 (8,086)
Citation 9

Abstract:

Venture capital, mergers and acquisitions, private companies

Conflict of Interest and Reputation in the Issuance of Public Securities: Evidence from Venture Capital

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 08 Feb 1998
Paul A. Gompers and Josh Lerner
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit
Downloads 1,495 (8,723)
Citation 41

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Conflict of Interest and Reputation in the Issuance of Public Securities: Evidence from Venture Capital

Journal of Law and Economics, April 1999
Posted: 08 Oct 1999
Paul A. Gompers and Josh Lerner
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit

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14.
Downloads 1,293 ( 11,278)
Citation 79

Large Blocks of Stock: Prevalence, Size, and Measurement

Journal of Corporate Finance, pp. 594-618, June 2006
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 19 Jul 2004
Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and Yale School of Management
Downloads 1,231 (11,938)
Citation 79

Abstract:

Corporate governance, large shareholders, ownership

Large Blocks of Stock: Prevalence, Size, and Measurement

NBER Working Paper No. w10671
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 02 Sep 2004
Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and Yale School of Management
Downloads 62 (294,495)
Citation 79

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Institutions, Capital Constraints and Entrepreneurial Firm Dynamics: Evidence from Europe

Harvard NOM Working Paper No. 03-59
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 12 Jan 2004
Mihir A. Desai, Paul A. Gompers and Josh Lerner
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit
Downloads 1,205 (12,351)
Citation 53

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Entrepreneurship, Institutions, Capital Constraints, Firm Size Distributions, Entry, Exit, Legal Regimes

Institutions, Capital Constraints and Entrepreneurial Firm Dynamics: Evidence from Europe

NBER Working Paper No. w10165
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 18 Dec 2003
Mihir A. Desai, Paul A. Gompers and Josh Lerner
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit
Downloads 84 (246,979)
Citation 53

Abstract:

Who Underreacts to Cash-flow News? Evidence from Trading between Individuals and Institutions

HBS Finance Working Paper No. 01-085
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 25 May 2001
Randolph B. Cohen, Paul A. Gompers and Tuomo Vuolteenaho
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and Arrowstreet Capital, LP
Downloads 1,046 (15,454)
Citation 119

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Underreaction, Overreaction, Cash-flow news, Expected returns, Individuals, Institutions, Trading

Who Underreacts to Cash-Flow News? Evidence from Trading between Individuals and Institutions

NBER Working Paper No. w8793
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 14 Feb 2002
Randolph B. Cohen, Paul A. Gompers and Tuomo Vuolteenaho
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and Arrowstreet Capital, LP
Downloads 95 (227,873)
Citation 119

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Entrepreneurial Spawning: Public Corporations and the Genesis of New Ventures, 1986-1999

Harvard NOM Working Paper No. 03-37; MIT Sloan Working Paper No. 4317-03
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 21 Jun 2003
Paul A. Gompers, David S. Scharfstein and Josh Lerner
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit
Downloads 617 (33,120)
Citation 97

Abstract:

Venture Capital, Entrepreneurship, Start-up

Entrepreneurial Spawning: Public Corporations and the Genesis of New Ventures, 1986-1999

NBER Working Paper No. w9816
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 05 Jul 2003
Paul A. Gompers, David S. Scharfstein and Josh Lerner
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit
Downloads 126 (185,192)
Citation 97

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Buy Local? The Geography of Successful and Unsuccessful Venture Capital Expansion

Harvard Business School Finance Working Paper No. 1420371
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 16 Jun 2009
Henry Chen, Paul A. Gompers, Anna Kovner and Josh Lerner
Harvard Business School, Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, Federal Reserve Bank of New York and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit
Downloads 623 (32,657)
Citation 15

Abstract:

entrepreneurship, private equity, regional location

Buy Local? the Geography of Successful and Unsuccessful Venture Capital Expansion

NBER Working Paper No. w15102
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 30 Jun 2009
Henry Chen, Paul A. Gompers, Anna Kovner and Josh Lerner
Harvard Business School, Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, Federal Reserve Bank of New York and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit
Downloads 44 (346,618)
Citation 15

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The Equity in Equity Issuances

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 13 Nov 1998
Alon Brav, Christopher Geczy and Paul A. Gompers
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, Finance Department and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit
Downloads 648 (31,079)

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The Really Long-Run Performance Of Initial Public Offerings: The Pre-NASDAQ Evidence

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 12 Sep 2001
Paul A. Gompers and Josh Lerner
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit
Downloads 548 (34,481)
Citation 70

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Gender Effects in Venture Capital

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 04 Jun 2014
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, Georgetown University - McDonough School of Business, University of Texas at Austin and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
Downloads 520 (24,501)

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Bridge Building in Venture Capital-Backed Acquisitions

AFA 2009 San Francisco Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 07 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 16 Mar 2009
Paul A. Gompers and Yuhai Xuan
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
Downloads 394 (51,315)
Citation 9

Abstract:

Venture capital, mergers and acquisitions, private companies

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The Determinants of Corporate Venture Capital Successes: Organizational Structure, Incentives, and Complementarities

NBER Working Paper No. w6725
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 26 Sep 1998
Paul A. Gompers and Josh Lerner
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit
Downloads 368 (58,803)
Citation 56

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24.
Downloads 219 (113,438)
Citation 2

The Cost of Friendship

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 18 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 04 Dec 2014
Paul A. Gompers, Vladimir Mukharlyamov and Yuhai Xuan
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, Georgetown University - McDonough School of Business and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
Downloads 142 (168,217)
Citation 2

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The Cost of Friendship

NBER Working Paper No. w18141
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 16 Jun 2012
Paul A. Gompers, Vladimir Mukharlyamov and Yuhai Xuan
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, Georgetown University - McDonough School of Business and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
Downloads 77 (260,488)
Citation 2

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Incentives vs. Control: An Analysis of U.S. Dual-Class Companies

NBER Working Paper No. w10240
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 30 Jan 2004
Paul A. Gompers, Joy L. Ishii and Andrew Metrick
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, Stanford Graduate School of Business and Yale School of Management
Downloads 178 (125,104)
Citation 36

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Venture Capital Investment Cycles: The Impact of Public Markets

NBER Working Paper No. w11385
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 04 Jul 2005
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit
Downloads 144 (165,945)
Citation 63

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More than Money: Venture Capitalists on Boards

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 30 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 01 Sep 2016
Natee Amornsiripanitch, Paul A. Gompers and Yuhai Xuan
Yale University, School of Management, Students, Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
Downloads 108 (81,835)

Abstract:

Corporate Finance, Corporate Governance, Venture Capital, Private Equity, Econometrics

28.

Conflict of Interest in the Issuance of Public Securities: Evidence from Venture Capital

NBER Working Paper No. w6847
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 05 Jul 2000
Paul A. Gompers and Josh Lerner
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit
Downloads 77 (231,137)
Citation 43

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The Really Long-Run Performance of Initial Public Offerings: The Pre-Nasdaq Evidence

NBER Working Paper No. w8505
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 29 Sep 2001
Paul A. Gompers and Josh Lerner
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit
Downloads 46 (340,101)
Citation 70

Abstract:

The Really Long-Run Performance of Initial Public Offerings: The Pre-Nasdaq Evidence

Journal of Finance, Vol. 58, pp. 1355-1392, August 2003
Posted: 28 Nov 2003
Paul A. Gompers and Josh Lerner
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit

Abstract:

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Specialization and Success: Evidence from Venture Capital

Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, Vol. 18, Issue 3, pp. 817-844, Fall 2009
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 13 Oct 2009
Paul A. Gompers, Anna Kovner and Josh Lerner
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, Federal Reserve Bank of New York and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit
Downloads 6 (508,293)
Citation 42

Abstract:

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And the Children Shall Lead: Gender Diversity and Performance in Venture Capital

Harvard Business School Finance Working Paper No. 17-103, Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Working Paper No. 17-103
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 24 May 2017
Paul A. Gompers and Sophie Q. Wang
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and Harvard University
Downloads 0 (512,621)

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Homophily in Entrepreneurial Team Formation

Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Working Paper No. 17-104, Harvard Business School Finance Working Paper No. 17-104
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 24 May 2017
Paul A. Gompers, Kevin Huang and Sophie Q. Wang
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, Harvard Business School and Harvard University
Downloads 0 (508,293)

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Diversity in Innovation

NBER Working Paper No. w23082
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 23 Jan 2017
Paul A. Gompers and Sophie Q. Wang
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and Harvard University
Downloads 0 (458,884)

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Shenzhen Capital Group: A Pioneer in China's VC Industry

Harvard Business School Finance Case No. 211-029
Posted: 19 Mar 2012
Paul A. Gompers, Shaohui Chen, Jessie Lin and Shelley Ling
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, Harvard Business School, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Harvard Business School

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Corporations and the Financing of Innovation: The Corporate Venturing Experience

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership Historical Research Reference in Entrepreneurship
Posted: 01 Dec 2009
Paul A. Gompers
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit

Abstract:

VentureOne dataset, Financial markets, Venture capital, Innovation process, Financing, Capital investments, Corporate ventures, Investments

36.

Entrepreneurial Spawning: Public Corporations and the Genesis of New Ventures, 1986 to 1999

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership Historical Research Reference in Entrepreneurship
Posted: 17 Nov 2009
David S. Scharfstein, Paul A. Gompers and Josh Lerner
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit

Abstract:

VentureOne dataset, Patent citations, Entrepreneurial activity, Corporate spinoffs, Entrepreneurial environment, Firm diversification, Venture capital, Startups

37.

The Venture Capital Cycle

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership Historical Research Reference in Entrepreneurship
Posted: 04 Nov 2009
Paul A. Gompers and Joshua Lerner
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and Duke University - Graduate School

Abstract:

Intermediaries, Venture capital firms, Startups, Firm financing, Private financing, Venture capital, Early stage capital, Venture capitalists, Innovation policies, Access to capital, Information asymmetry, Organizational structures, Exit strategies

38.

edocs, Inc. (A)

HBS Publishing Case No.: 9-200-015; Teaching Note Nos.: 9-200-020, 9-200-021
Posted: 29 Jan 2003
Paul A. Gompers
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit

Abstract:

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The Role of Lock-ups in Initial Public Offerings

Review of Financial Studies, Forthcoming
Posted: 01 Nov 2001
Alon Brav and Paul A. Gompers
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit

Abstract:

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An Analysis of Compensation in the US Venture Capital Partnership

Harvard Business School Working Paper No 95- 009
Posted: 12 Feb 1999
Paul A. Gompers and Josh Lerner
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit

Abstract:

41.

Is the Abnormal Return Following Equity Issuances Anomalous?

Rodney L. White Center Working Paper No. 02-99
Posted: 12 Feb 1999
Alon Brav, Christopher Geczy and Paul A. Gompers
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, Finance Department and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit

Abstract:

Optimal Investment, Monitoring and the Staging of Venture Capital

J. OF FINANCE, Vol. 50 No. 5, December 1995
Posted: 20 Jul 1998
Paul A. Gompers
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit

Abstract:

Optimal Investment, Monitoring, and the Staging of Venture Capital

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership Historical Research Reference in Entrepreneurship
Posted: 17 Nov 2009
Paul A. Gompers
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit

Abstract:

Agency costs, Monitoring, Firm financing, Early stage financing, Startups, Financial strategies, Firm control, Assets, Agency theory, Investment criteria, High-technology firms, Return on investment, Venture capitalists, Information seeking

Myth or Reality? The Long-Run Underperformance of Initial Public Offerings: Evidence from Venture and Nonventure Capital-Backed Companies

Journal of Finance, Vol. 52 No. 4, December 1997
Posted: 11 Apr 1998
Alon Brav and Paul A. Gompers
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit

Abstract:

Myth or Reality? The Long-Run Underperformance of Initial Public Offerings: Evidence from Venture and Nonventure Capital-Backed Companies

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership Historical Research Reference in Entrepreneurship
Posted: 17 Nov 2009
Alon Brav and Paul A. Gompers
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit

Abstract:

Performance measures, Initial public offerings (IPO), Public firms, Firm performance, Benchmarks, Venture capitalists, Venture capital firms

The Use of Covenants: An Empirical Analysis of Venture Partnership Agreements

Posted: 11 Apr 1995
Paul A. Gompers and Josh Lerner
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit

Abstract:

The Use of Covenants: An Empirical Analysis of Venture Partnership Agreements

Journal of Law and Economics, Vol. 39, October, 1996.
Posted: 24 Apr 1996
Paul A. Gompers and Josh Lerner
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit

Abstract:

The Use of Covenants: An Empirical Analysis of Venture Partnership Agreements

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership Historical Research Reference in Entrepreneurship
Posted: 17 Nov 2009
Paul A. Gompers and Josh Lerner
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit

Abstract:

Covenants, Monitoring, Agency problems, Venture capital, Contracts & agreements, Interfirm alliances, Supply & demand, Investment policies, Costs