Ramana Nanda

Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit

Boston, MA 02163

United States

http://www.people.hbs.edu/rnanda

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Scholarly Papers (39)

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Wisdom or Madness? Comparing Crowds with Expert Evaluation in Funding the Arts

Management Science, Forthcoming, Harvard Business School Working Paper No. 14-116
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 01 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 27 Aug 2015
Ethan R. Mollick and Ramana Nanda
University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School and Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
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crowdfunding, venture funding, theater, judgement, communities

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Citation 9

Financing Innovation

Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Working Paper No. 15-034
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 06 Nov 2014
William R. Kerr and Ramana Nanda
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
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finance, innovation, entrepreneurship, banks, venture capital, experimentation.

Financing Innovation

NBER Working Paper No. w20676
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 17 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2015
William R. Kerr and Ramana Nanda
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
Downloads 40 (427,818)
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Financing Innovation

Annual Review of Financial Economics, Vol. 7, pp. 445-462, 2015
Posted: 11 Dec 2015
William R. Kerr and Ramana Nanda
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit

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Financing Risk and Innovation

Management Science (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 13 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 27 Aug 2015
Ramana Nanda and Matthew Rhodes-Kropf
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Harvard Business School - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
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Innovation, Venture Capital, Investing, Experimentation, Market Cycles, Financing Risk

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Citation 13

Financing Constraints and Entrepreneurship

Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Working Paper No. 10-013
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 20 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2015
William R. Kerr and Ramana Nanda
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
Downloads 1,096 (18,263)
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Financing Constraints and Entrepreneurship

NBER Working Paper No. w15498
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 17 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2014
William R. Kerr and Ramana Nanda
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
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Venture Capital Investment in the Clean Energy Sector

Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Working Paper No. 11-020
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 02 Sep 2010
Shikhar Ghosh and Ramana Nanda
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
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2013 State of Entrepreneurship Address: 'Financing Entrepreneurial Growth'

Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation Research Paper
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 07 Feb 2013
Madrona Venture Group, Bogan Associates, LLC, Private Investor, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, Gruter Institute for Law and Behavioral Research, Vermont Law School, WR Hambrecht + Co, National Association of Securities Dealers, Inc., NASD, University of Oxford - Said Business School, Independent, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) - Council on Foreign Relations- Washington D.C., Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, BATS Global Markets, Inc., AngelList, University of Florida - Department of Finance, Insurance and Real Estate, University of Colorado at Boulder, Fuqua School of Business, Duke University, Independent, SecondMarket, Babson College, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and Astia
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state of entrepreneurship, entrepreneurship, state, national, policy, job creation, regulation, barriers, growth, finance, crowdfunding, bank debt, IPO, venture capital

Cost of Experimentation and the Evolution of Venture Capital

Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Working Paper No. 15-070, The Journal of Financial Economics (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 03 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 21 Mar 2017
California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Harvard Business School - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
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Innovation, Venture Capital, Investing, Abandonment Options

Cost of Experimentation and the Evolution of Venture Capital

NBER Working Paper No. w24523
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 23 Apr 2018
California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Harvard Business School - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
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Citation 39

Investment Cycles and Startup Innovation

Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Working Paper No. 12-032
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 29 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2014
Ramana Nanda and Matthew Rhodes-Kropf
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Harvard Business School - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
Downloads 541 (48,841)
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Venture Capital, Innovation, Market Cycles, Financing Risk

Investment Cycles and Startup Innovation

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 19 Mar 2012
Ramana Nanda and Matthew Rhodes-Kropf
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Harvard Business School - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
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venture capital, innovation, market cycles, financing risk

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Citation 31

Entrepreneurship as Experimentation

Journal of Economic Perspectives (Forthcoming), Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Working Paper No. 15-005
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 29 Jul 2014
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit, Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Harvard Business School - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
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entrepreneurship, experiments, innovation.

Entrepreneurship as Experimentation

NBER Working Paper No. w20358
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 04 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2014
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit, Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Harvard Business School - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
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Workplace Peers and Entrepreneurship

Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Working Paper No. 08-051
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 17 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 13 Mar 2010
Ramana Nanda and Jesper Sorensen
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Stanford Graduate School of Business
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A Darker Side to Decentralized Banks: Market Power and Credit Rationing in SME Lending

Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Working Paper No. 08-101
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 13 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 25 Aug 2011
Rodrigo Canales and Ramana Nanda
Yale School of Management and Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
Downloads 546 (48,870)
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banking, bank structure, soft information, small business lending

The Persistent Effect of Initial Success: Evidence from Venture Capital

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming, Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Working Paper No. 17-065
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 18 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 06 Jun 2019
Ramana Nanda, Sampsa Samila and Olav Sorenson
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit, University of Navarra, IESE Business School and Yale School of Management
Downloads 515 (52,034)
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venture capital, performance, monitoring, selection, status

The Persistent Effect of Initial Success: Evidence from Venture Capital

NBER Working Paper No. w24887
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 06 Aug 2018
Ramana Nanda, Sampsa Samila and Olav Sorenson
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit, University of Navarra, IESE Business School and Yale School of Management
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Democratizing Entry: Banking Deregulations, Financing Constraints, and Entrepreneurship

HBS Finance Working Paper No. 07-033, US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies Paper No. CES-WP-07-33, Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Working Paper No. 07-033
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 12 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2015
William R. Kerr and Ramana Nanda
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
Downloads 491 (55,898)
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banking, financial constraints, entrepreneurship, creative destruction, growth

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Cost of External Finance and Selection into Entrepreneurship

Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Working Paper No. 08-047
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 25 Apr 2011
Ramana Nanda
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
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Financing Constraints, Entrepreneurship, Entry

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Citation 4

Innovation Policies

AiSM Special Issue on Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Platforms, Forthcoming, Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Working Paper No. 13-038
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 11 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 28 Mar 2017
Ramana Nanda and Matthew Rhodes-Kropf
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Harvard Business School - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
Downloads 397 (71,793)
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Financing Innovation, Failure Tolerance, Abandonment Options

Innovation and the Financial Guillotine

NBER Working Paper No. w19379
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 30 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 14 Mar 2015
Ramana Nanda and Matthew Rhodes-Kropf
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Harvard Business School - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
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Entrepreneurship and the Discipline of External Finance

Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Working Paper No. 11-098
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 27 Mar 2011
Ramana Nanda
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
Downloads 351 (83,609)
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Financial Development and Technology Diffusion

Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Working Paper No. 15-036, Forthcoming in IMF Economic Review
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 09 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2019
Diego Comin and Ramana Nanda
Dartmouth College and Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
Downloads 288 (104,050)
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banking, technology diffusion, experimentation, growth.

The Employment Effects of Faster Payment: Evidence from the Federal Quickpay Reform

Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Working Paper No. 17-004
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 18 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 30 Jul 2018
Jean-Noel Barrot and Ramana Nanda
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
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Can Paying Firms Quicker Affect Aggregate Employment?

NBER Working Paper No. w22420
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 18 Jul 2016
Jean-Noel Barrot and Ramana Nanda
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
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Diasporas and Domestic Entrepreneurs: Evidence from the Indian Software Industry

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 23 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 15 Aug 2014
Ramana Nanda and Tarun Khanna
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Harvard University - Strategy Unit
Downloads 246 (122,162)
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Diasporas, Informal Networks, Institutions, Entrepreneurship

Diasporas and Domestic Entrepreneurs: Evidence from the Indian Software Industry

Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, Vol. 19, No. 4, pp. 991-1012, 2010
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 10 Jan 2011
Ramana Nanda and Tarun Khanna
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Harvard University - Strategy Unit
Downloads 2 (660,960)
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Coordination Frictions in Venture Capital Syndicates

Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Working Paper No. 17-089
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 14 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 03 Jan 2019
Ramana Nanda and Matthew Rhodes-Kropf
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Harvard Business School - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
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Venture Capital, Syndication, Networks, Entrepreneurship

Coordination Frictions in Venture Capital Syndicates

NBER Working Paper No. w24517
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 24 Apr 2018
Ramana Nanda and Matthew Rhodes-Kropf
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Harvard Business School - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
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Coordination Frictions in Venture Capital Syndicates

Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Working Paper No. 17-089, Forthcoming in The Oxford Handbook of Entrepreneurship and Collaboration
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 14 Apr 2017
Ramana Nanda and Matthew Rhodes-Kropf
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Harvard Business School - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
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Venture Capital, Syndication, Networks, Entrepreneurship

Home Equity Finance and Entrepreneurial Performance - Evidence from a Mortgage Reform

Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Working Paper No. 15-020
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 07 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 26 Sep 2015
Independent, University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
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Housing Collateral, Credit Constraints and Entrepreneurship - Evidence from a Mortgage Reform

NBER Working Paper No. w20583
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 15 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 28 Nov 2014
Independent, University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
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Housing Collateral, Credit Constraints and Entrepreneurship - Evidence from a Mortgage Reform

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10260
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 24 Nov 2014
Independent, University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
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credit constraints, entrepreneurship, household wealth, mortgage finance

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Financing Innovation

Bank of Finland Research Discussion Paper No. 28/2015
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 14 Dec 2015
William R. Kerr and Ramana Nanda
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
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G21, G24, L26, M13, O31, O32, finance, innovation, entrepreneurship, banks, venture capital, experimentation

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Seeking the Roots of Entrepreneurship: Insights from Behavioral Economics

HEC Paris Research Paper No. SPE-2015-1101
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 26 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 12 Sep 2015
HEC Paris - Economics and Decision Sciences, University of Fribourg - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
Downloads 145 (198,530)
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entrepreneurship, risk aversion, overconfidence, taste

Banking Deregulations, Financing Constraints and Firm Entry Size

Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Working Paper No. 10-010
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 01 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2015
William R. Kerr and Ramana Nanda
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
Downloads 123 (226,865)
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entrepreneurship, entry size, financial constraints, banking

Banking Deregulations, Financing Constraints, and Firm Entry Size

NBER Working Paper No. w15499
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 17 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2014
William R. Kerr and Ramana Nanda
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
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House Money and Entrepreneurship

Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Working Paper No. 15-069
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 01 Aug 2015
Wellesley College, Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
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house prices, mortgages, collateral channel, entrepreneurship, entry.

House Money and Entrepreneurship

NBER Working Paper No. w21458
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 18 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 02 Sep 2015
Wellesley College, Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
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Networking Frictions in Venture Capital, and the Gender Gap in Entrepreneurship

Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Working Paper No. 19-105
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 23 Apr 2019
Sabrina Howell and Ramana Nanda
New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business and Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
Downloads 60 (352,213)
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Infrastructure and Finance: Evidence from India's GQ Highway Network

Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Working Paper No. 19-121
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 06 Jun 2019
Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, World Bank, World Bank, Harvard Business School and Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
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Can Paying Firms Quicker Impact Aggregate Employment?

Paris December 2016 Finance Meeting EUROFIDAI - AFFI
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 01 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 02 Feb 2017
Jean-Noel Barrot and Ramana Nanda
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
Downloads 17 (532,499)

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Financing Entrepreneurial Experimentation

NBER Working Paper No. w21278
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 22 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 12 Aug 2015
Ramana Nanda and Matthew Rhodes-Kropf
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Harvard Business School - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
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Did Bank Distress Stifle Innovation During the Great Depression?

NBER Working Paper No. w20392
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 25 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2014
Ramana Nanda and Tom Nicholas
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
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Financial Development and Technology Diffusion

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10251
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 17 Nov 2014
Diego Comin and Ramana Nanda
Harvard Business School and Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
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banking, experimentation, growth, technology diffusion

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1366 Technologies: Scaling the Venture (Abridged)

Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Case No. 812-133
Posted: 08 May 2012
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit, Harvard Business School and Harvard Business School

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Location Choice for New Ventures: Cities

Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Case No. 811-106
Posted: 14 Mar 2012
William R. Kerr and Ramana Nanda
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit

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Government Policy and Clean-Energy Finance

Harvard Business School BGIE Unit Case No. 811-026
Posted: 13 Mar 2012
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit, Harvard Business School and Harvard Business School

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1366 Technologies: Scaling the Venture

Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Case No. 811-076
Posted: 09 Mar 2012
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Harvard Business School

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INNOVA-MEX's Bid for ENKONTROL

Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Case No. 812-008
Posted: 01 Mar 2012
Ramana Nanda, William R. Kerr and Carin Knoop
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit, Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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Financing New Ventures

Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Case No. 811-093
Posted: 28 Feb 2012
William R. Kerr and Ramana Nanda
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit

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PunchTab, Inc.

Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Case No. 812-033
Posted: 02 Feb 2012
Ramana Nanda, William R. Kerr and Lauren Barley
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit, Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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U.S. Department of Energy & Recovery Act Funding: Bridging the 'Valley of Death'

Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Case No. 810-144
Posted: 02 Feb 2012
North Carolina State University - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit

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