The Impact of New Venture Design on Entrepreneurial Exit
Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research, 2008
13 Pages Posted: 4 Mar 2009
In this research we examine how the selection and assembly of initial strategic resources (financial, human, and technological) impact the entrepreneurial exit strategy. Our results suggest that an IPO exit strategy is positively related to all three types of strategic resources, while a strategic sale exit strategy is positively related to financial resources or total initial investment, and a sale to an individual exit strategy is positively associated with percentage of ownership, a financial resource. Implications for research and practice are discussed.
JEL Classification: M13
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