Entrepreneurial Finance: Unifying Themes and Future Directions
33 Pages Posted: 23 Jan 2018
Date Written: January 15, 2018
We overview the papers of this special issue of the Journal of Corporate Finance and explain how they fit within the different segments of the entrepreneurial finance literature, including equity crowdfunding, angel investors, debt, venture capital, and private equity. We point to the growing importance of different sources of capital for entrepreneurs and emerging research trends pertinent to academics, practitioners, and policymakers. We explain common questions and suggest scope in future work for combining segments.
Keywords: Entrepreneurial Finance, Equity Crowdfunding, Angel Investors, Debt, Venture Capital, Private Equity, IPOs
JEL Classification: G20, G23, G24
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