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Venture Capital Cycle

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ISBN-10: 0262572389

ISBN-13: 9780262572385

Edition: 2nd 2006

Authors: Paul Gompers, Josh Lerner, Paul A. Gompers

List price: $49.00
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This text synthesizes the research of the authors on venture capital organizations. After a historical overview, the book looks at the formation of funds, the investment of the funds in operating companies and the liquidation of these investments.
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Book details

List price: $49.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: MIT Press
Publication date: 8/11/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 608
Size: 6.50" wide x 8.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.244
Language: English

Josh Lerner is the Jacob H. Schiff Professor of Investment Banking at Harvard Business School, with a joint appointment in the Finance and the Entrepreneurial Management Units, and a research associate and codirector of the Productivity, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship Program at the NBER.

Venture Capital Fund-Raising
An Overview of Venture Capital Fund-Raising
What Drives Venture Capital Fund-Raising?
How Are Venture Partnerships Structured?
How Are Venture Capitalists Compensated?
Does the Venture Capital Structure Matter?
Venture Capital Investing
An Overview of Venture Capital Investing
Why Are Investments Staged?
Do Fund Inflows Impact Private Equity Valuations?
How Do Venture Capitalists Oversee Firms?
Why Do Venture Capitalists Syndicate Investments?
Does Venture Capital Spur Innovation?
Can the Government Be an Effective Venture Capitalist?
Exiting Venture Capital Investments
An Overview of Exiting Venture Capital Investments
Do Market Conditions Affect the Decision to Go Public?
Does Reputation Affect the Decision to Go Public?
Do Investment Bank-Affiliated Venture Capitalists Exhibit Conflict of Interest?
Why Do IPO Lockups Exist?
Why Do Venture Capitalists Distribute Shares?
How Well Do Venture-Backed Offerings Perform?
The Future of the Venture Capital Cycle
A Note on Data Sources