Ola Bengtsson

Lund University School of Economics and Management

Professor of Finance

P.O Box 7080

Lund

Sweden

http://www.olabengtsson.com

Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)

Box 55665

Grevgatan 34, 2nd floor

Stockholm, SE-102 15

Sweden

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (22)

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How Do Venture Capital Partners Match with Startup Founders?

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 11 Mar 2010
Ola Bengtsson and David H. Hsu
Lund University School of Economics and Management and University of Pennsylvania - Management Department
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venture capital, startups, matching

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Restrictive Covenants in Venture Capital Contracts

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 23 Aug 2009
Ola Bengtsson
Lund University School of Economics and Management
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venture capital, financial contracting, entrepreneurship, covenants

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The Importance of Geographical Location and Distance on Venture Capital Contracts

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 06 Feb 2009
Ola Bengtsson and S. Abraham Ravid
Lund University School of Economics and Management and Yeshiva University - Syms School of Business
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Venture Capital, Financial Contracts, Geography

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CEO Compensation in Venture Capital Markets

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 03 Jan 2008
Ola Bengtsson and John R. M. Hand
Lund University School of Economics and Management and University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School
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CEO compensation, Successful equity financing, Pay-for-Performance, Private venture-backed companies

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Investor Abilities and Financial Contracting: Evidence from Venture Capital

Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2009-03-022, Dice Center Working Paper No. 2009-22, Journal of Financial Intermediation, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 21 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2014
Ola Bengtsson and Berk A. Sensoy
Lund University School of Economics and Management and Vanderbilt University - Finance
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Venture capital, Financial Contracting, Entrepreneur, Agency

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Changing the Nexus: The Evolution and Renegotiation of Venture Capital Contracts

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (JFQA), Forthcoming, Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2009-03-019, Charles A. Dice Center Working Paper No. 2009-19
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 21 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2015
Ola Bengtsson and Berk A. Sensoy
Lund University School of Economics and Management and Vanderbilt University - Finance
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Venture capital, financial contracting, renegotiation, debt overhang

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The Geography of Venture Capital Contracts

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 18 Mar 2009
Ola Bengtsson and S. Abraham Ravid
Lund University School of Economics and Management and Yeshiva University - Syms School of Business
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Venture Capital, Entrepreneurship, Financial Contracting, Geography

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Intermediaries in Negotiations of Complex Contracts: The Role of Attorneys in Venture Capital Transactions

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 19 Mar 2009
Ola Bengtsson
Lund University School of Economics and Management
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Financial Contracting, Intermediaries, Information Problem, Entrepreneurship

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Relational Venture Capital Financing of Serial Founders

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 01 Apr 2008
Ola Bengtsson
Lund University School of Economics and Management
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Venture Capital, Serial Founders, Relationships, Information Problems

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Geography and Style in Private Equity Contracting: Evidence from the U.S. Venture Capital Market

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 10 Mar 2011
S. Abraham Ravid and Ola Bengtsson
Yeshiva University - Syms School of Business and Lund University School of Economics and Management
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SEC Enforcement in the PIPE Market: Actions and Consequences

Illinois Program in Law, Behavior and Social Science Paper No. LBSS12-17
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 03 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 19 Jun 2012
Ola Bengtsson, Na Dai and Clifford Chad Henson
Lund University School of Economics and Management, SUNY at Albany - School of Business and Texas A&M School of Law
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SEC, enforcement, private investments in public equity, contract design

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Financial Contracts in Pipe Offerings: The Role of Expert Placement Agents

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 20 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 03 Oct 2011
Ola Bengtsson and Na Dai
Lund University School of Economics and Management and SUNY at Albany - School of Business
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PIPEs, Financial Contracts, Private Equity, Hedge Funds

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What Matters in Venture Capital - Evidence from Entrepreneurs’ Stated Preferences

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 17 Aug 2009
Ola Bengtsson and Frederick Wang
Lund University School of Economics and Management and Cornell University, Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management
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venture capital, entrepreneurship

Different Problem, Same Solution: Contract-Specialization in Venture Capital

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 14 Mar 2012
Ola Bengtsson and Dan Bernhardt
Lund University School of Economics and Management and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Economics
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Venture Capital, Financial Contracting, Learning

Different Problem, Same Solution: Contract‐Specialization in Venture Capital

Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, Vol. 23, Issue 2, pp. 396-426, 2014
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 05 Apr 2014
Ola Bengtsson and Dan Bernhardt
Lund University School of Economics and Management and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Economics
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Geography and Financial Contracts

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 16 Mar 2010
Ola Bengtsson and S. Abraham Ravid
Lund University School of Economics and Management and Yeshiva University - Syms School of Business
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Venture Capital, Geography, Financial Contracts

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Employee Compensation in Venture-Backed Firms

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 09 Sep 2010
Ola Bengtsson and John R. M. Hand
Lund University School of Economics and Management and University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School
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Employee compensation, founders, VCs, non-pecuniary benefits

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Employee Compensation in Entrepreneurial Companies

IFN Working Paper No. 922, UNC Kenan-Flagler Research Paper No. 2013-22
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 24 Nov 2012
Ola Bengtsson and John R. M. Hand
Lund University School of Economics and Management and University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School
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Entrepreneurship, Compensation Contracts, Private firms

Employee Compensation in Entrepreneurial Companies

Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, Vol. 22, Issue 2, pp. 312-340, 2013
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 05 Apr 2013
Ola Bengtsson and John R. M. Hand
Lund University School of Economics and Management and University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School
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The Psychology of the Entrepreneur and the Gender Gap in Entrepreneurship

IFN Working Paper No. 944
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 23 Dec 2014
Ola Bengtsson, Tino Sanandaji and Magnus Johannesson
Lund University School of Economics and Management, Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and Stockholm School of Economics - Department of Economics
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Entrepreneurship, Economics of Gender, Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty, Behavioral Economics

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SEC Enforcement of the Pipe Market: Actions and Consequences

Journal of Banking and Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 05 Feb 2014
Ola Bengtsson, Na Dai and Clifford Chad Henson
Lund University School of Economics and Management, SUNY at Albany - School of Business and Texas A&M School of Law
Downloads 71 (384,475)

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SEC, Private Investment in Public Equity; Regulation

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Financial Contracts in PIPE Offerings: The Role of Expert Placement Agents

Financial Management, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 13 May 2014
Ola Bengtsson and Na Dai
Lund University School of Economics and Management and SUNY at Albany - School of Business
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Private Investment in Public Equity, Financial Intermediary, Reputation, Hedge Funds

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The Bright but Right View? A New Type of Evidence on Entrepreneurial Optimism

IFN Working Paper No. 1008
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 22 Feb 2014
Ola Bengtsson and Daniel Ekeblom
Lund University School of Economics and Management and Lund University
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Entrepreneurship, Forecast, Optimism, Survey data

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Lawyers in Venture Capital Contracting: Theory and Evidence

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 52, Issue 3, pp. 1080-1102, 2014
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 09 May 2014
Ola Bengtsson and Dan Bernhardt
Lund University School of Economics and Management and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Economics
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