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dc.contributor.authorFritsch, Michaelen_US
dc.contributor.authorSchilder, Dirken_US
dc.date.accessioned2006-10-12en_US
dc.date.accessioned2009-05-08T15:23:38Z-
dc.date.available2009-05-08T15:23:38Z-
dc.date.issued2006en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/24923-
dc.description.abstractWe investigate whether the supply of Venture Capital (VC) in Germany is driven by spatial influences. The study is based on information from more than 300 VC investments made in Germany between 2004 and 2005. We find evidence that the geographical distance between a VC company and the portfolio firm is not an important factor for German VC investments. Syndication of investments helps to overcome the problem of distance to portfolio firms if one of the investors is located close to the investment. Altogether, we find no evidence for a severe regional equity gap for young and innovative companies in Germany.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisherMax-Planck-Inst. für Ökonomik Jenaen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesPapers on entrepreneurship, growth and public policy 2506en_US
dc.subject.jelG24en_US
dc.subject.jelO16en_US
dc.subject.jelD21en_US
dc.subject.jelM13en_US
dc.subject.jelR12en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordVenture Capitalen_US
dc.subject.keywordregional equity gapen_US
dc.subject.keywordstart-up financingen_US
dc.titleIs venture capital a regional business?: the role of syndicationen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn51871988Xen_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungen-
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