Marko Bender analyzes the impact of spatial proximity between venture capitalists and new ventures throughout the investment process. He elaborates a comprehensive theoretical framework and empirically validates resulting hypotheses concerning the observed spatial proximity and the impact of spatial proximity on the likelihood of a venture capital investment using a German dataset.
About the Author
Dr. Marko Bender completed his doctoral thesis at the KfW Endowed Chair in Entrepreneurial Finance of Prof. Dr. Dr. Ann-Kristin Achleitner at the Technische Universität München.
Table of ContentsSpatial Distribution of Venture Capitalists and Venture Capital Investments; Impact of Spatial Proximity throughout the Venture Capital Investment Process; Patterns in Spatial Proximity between Venture Capitalists and Investees; Impact of Spatial Proximity on the Likelihood of a Venture Capital Investment; Implications of the Impact of Spatial Proximity on Venture Capital Financing
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