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Author
Chovancova Bożena (University of Economics in Bratislava, Slovakia), Oravikova Podoliakova Katarina (University of Economics in Bratislava, Slovakia)
Title
Venture Capital within V4 Countries
Source
Prace Naukowe / Akademia Ekonomiczna w Katowicach. Współczesne problemy finansów, bankowości i ubezpieczeń w teorii i praktyce. T. 2, 2006, s. 197-205, rys., tab.
Contemporary Issues in Finance, Banking and Insurance : Theory and Practice. T. 2
Keyword
Venture capital, Małe i średnie przedsiębiorstwa, Innowacyjność
Venture capital, Small business, Innovative character
Abstract
Venture Capital represents a specific manner of corporate financing. These kinds of investments can be understood as large long-term investments in the form of equity capital and they are typically not listed on the stock markets. Corporations, which heve been financed by venture capital, enter for specific reasons:
  • existence of high due to firms future development,
  • management is incomplete and without sufficient experiences,
  • dissymmetry of information is a common feature during the investment process,
  • character of estate is also specific because, investment tends to business with high share of intangible property.
Venture capital investors are not only business angels, but also various independent investors suchs as banks, insurance companies and pension funds. Furthermore, government supported organizations, venture capital and expansion capital funds represent new players on the market. (fragment of text)
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