How and why are the sources of start-up finance for innovative small firms changing? What are the theoretical arguments for why one particular source of start-up finance is useful to new firms?
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How and why are the sources of start-up finance for innovative small firms changing? What are the theoretical arguments for why one particular source of start-up finance is useful to new firms?.
the paper should be based on the lecture, so i will attach all the slides and info they provide us with all the essential readings to write upon: Lecture: Building Innovative Small Firms: Financing Entrepreneurship and Innovation
• Funding innovation and entrepreneurship
• Business angels and other early stage finance mechanisms
• Stages of new venture development
• Sequences of new venture financing
• Due diligence
• Venture capital
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