Introduction: Entrepreneurial Finance - From the 18th Century to Modern Times

Yan Alperovych, Cristiano Bellavitis, Dzidziso Samuel Kamuriwo, Ine Paeleman, Anita Quas

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Entrepreneurial firms are the backbone of economies and drivers of both economic development and employment. Young and innovative entrepreneurial firms are germane to the creation, development, and growth of new technologies, industries, markets and create the most jobs (Bellavitis et al. 2017; Megginson, 2004). Without start-ups, it will be much more difficult to generate net job growth in the economy. It is estimated that, for example in the US, new ventures create three million jobs a year (Kane, 2010)….

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationNew Frontiers in Entrepreneurial Finance Research
PublisherWorld Scientific Publishing Co.
Number of pages9
ISBN (Electronic)9789811202766
ISBN (Print)9789811202759
StatePublished - Jan 1 2019
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Economics, Econometrics and Finance
  • General Business, Management and Accounting


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