David Kirsch

University of Maryland

College Park

College Park, MD 20742

United States

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Scholarly Papers (8)

1.

Was There Too Little Entry During the Dot Com Era?

Robert H. Smith School Research Paper No. RHS 06-029
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 20 Dec 2005
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland and University of California, San Diego - Department of Economics
Downloads 2,344 (7,346)
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Dot Com, Herding, Cascades, Venture Capital, Expectations, Speculation

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Are Angels Different? An Analysis of Early Venture Financing

Robert H. Smith School Research Paper No. RHS 06-072
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 19 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2014
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business - Finance and Business Economics Department, University of Maryland and Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School
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Venture Capital, Angel Investors, Entrepreneurship, Control Rights, Term Sheets

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Small Ideas, Big Ideas, Bad Ideas, Good Ideas: 'Get Big Fast' and Dot Com Venture Creation

Robert H. Smith School Research Paper No. RHS-06-049
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 22 Nov 2006
David Kirsch and Brent D. Goldfarb
University of Maryland and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
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Searching for Ghosts: Business Survival, Unmeasured Entrepreneurial Activity and Private Equity Investment in the Dot-Com Era

Robert H. Smith School Research Paper No. RHS 06-027
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 26 Oct 2005 Last Revised: 13 Jun 2014
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Georgia - Department of Management and University of Maryland
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Venture finance, angel investing, dot-com era, speculative bubbles, entrepreneurship, industry evolution, survival

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Form or Substance: The Role of Business Plans in Venture Capital Decision Making

Robert H. Smith School Research Paper No. RHS 06-108
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 10 Jan 2010
David Kirsch, Brent D. Goldfarb and Azi Gera
University of Maryland, University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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business plans, venture capital, entrepreneurship

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Business Plan Archive: Data Overview

2007 Kauffman Symposium on Entrepreneurship and Innovation Data
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 21 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 17 Nov 2007
David Kirsch
University of Maryland
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When Does Economic Experimentation Matter? Finding the Pivot in the Early History of the Automobile Industry

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 11 Jul 2018
University of Maryland, University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and University of Maryland
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Experimentation, Economic Experimentation, Entrepreneurship, Lean Startup, Pivot, Automobile

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The Origins of Firm Strategy: Learning by Economic Experimentation and Strategic Pivots in the Early Automobile Industry

Strategic Management Journal, Forthcoming, Bocconi University Management Research Paper
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 11 Nov 2019
Sandeep Pillai, Brent D. Goldfarb and David Kirsch
Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology, University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and University of Maryland
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Learning by Economic Experimentation, Strategic Decisions, Lean Startup, Strategic Pivot, Automobile