Venture Capital as a Catalyst for High Growth (Economic Research and Policy Analysis Branch Working Paper Series, 2013-01)

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Venture Capital as a Catalyst for High Growth (Economic Research and Policy Analysis Branch Working Paper Series, 2013-01)

The study uses new data linking information on venture capital (VC) financing from Thomson Reuters with firm-level administrative data from Statistics Canada to compare VC-backed and non-VC-backed firms. In particular, the study assesses the impact of VC on growth of key firm-level variables. This is the first study of its kind on VC-backed firms that incorporates official financial information of enterprises operating in Canada.

Date: 2013
Format: HTML, PDF
Catalogue number: Iu172-1/2013-1E-PDF
ISBN: 978-1-100-22726-9

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