From Funding Gaps to Thin Markets: UK Government Support for Early-Stage Venture Capital

36 Pages Posted: 27 Sep 2009

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Marc Cowling

University of Sussex - Institute for Employment Studies

Charles Baden‐Fuller

City University, London - Cass Business School; University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School

Colin M. Mason

University of Glasgow - Adam Smith Business School

Mike Hopkins

Macquarie University - Graduate School of Management

Gordon C. Murray

University of Exeter Business School

Date Written: September 1, 2009

Abstract

Hybrid venture capital funds have a small positive impact on firm performance. This paper explores the implications of this finding for public policy in the United Kingdom.

Keywords: Venture capital, public policy, United Kingdom

JEL Classification: G24, G38

Suggested Citation

Cowling, Marc and Baden-Fuller, Charles and Mason, Colin M. and Hopkins, Mike and Murray, Gordon C., From Funding Gaps to Thin Markets: UK Government Support for Early-Stage Venture Capital (September 1, 2009). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1478902 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1478902

Marc Cowling

University of Sussex - Institute for Employment Studies ( email )

Sussex House
Falmer
Brighton, Sussex BNI 9RH
United Kingdom

Charles Baden-Fuller

City University, London - Cass Business School ( email )

106 Bunhill Row
London, EC1Y 8TZ
United Kingdom

University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School ( email )

3641 Locust Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6365
United States

Colin M. Mason

University of Glasgow - Adam Smith Business School ( email )

Glasgow, Scotland
United Kingdom

Mike Hopkins

Macquarie University - Graduate School of Management ( email )

North Ryde
Sydney, New South Wales 2109
Australia

Gordon C. Murray (Contact Author)

University of Exeter Business School ( email )

Streatham Court
Rennes Drive
Exeter EX4 4PU
United Kingdom
+44 777 522 0857 (Phone)

HOME PAGE: http://business-school.exeter.ac.uk/staff/profile.php?id=34

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