Towards a Model of the Contributors to Venture Capitalist Certification at IPO
18 Pages Posted: 16 Jul 2008 Last revised: 27 Dec 2008
Date Written: November 2008
The existence of a certification role for venture capitalist involvement at IPO has been extensively studied in the US market. These studies, however, have barely scratched the surface of establishing the constituents of any certification benefit of venture capitalist involvement with their investee companies at IPO. This paper outlines a model that could be used to investigate the key contributors to any certification role.
Keywords: venture capital, certification
JEL Classification: G24
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