[Journal:] Journal of Small Business Finance [ISSN:] 1057-2287 [Volume:] 1 [Year:] 1992 [Issue:] 3 [Pages:] 269-288
Why do some early stage ventures perform remarkably well while others fail? Is there a fairly accurate way to predict which emerging growth business will become a high performing success story and which a low performing disaster? Is there a way for investors to increase the likelihood of investing in “winners” and decrease the likelihood of investing in “losers”? These are the central questions addressed in this article.