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The Role of Information Asymmetry in Financing Early Stage Ventures

Waarsenburg, J.W.A van de (2017) The Role of Information Asymmetry in Financing Early Stage Ventures.

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Abstract:The objective of this thesis is to identify the effects of Information Asymmetry on the innovation funding process within the Brainport region, which is done through qualitative research. In order to reach the thesis objective, this research question was posed: “To what extent does Information Asymmetry affect the innovation funding process in the Brainport region, how can adverse selection and moral hazard be mitigated?” It was concluded that Information Asymmetry does have its effects on the innovation funding process in the Brainport region. As my qualitative research clarifies, the investors within the Brainport region try to reduce their information gap between themselves and the entrepreneur of the start-up they want to invest in. The investors achieve this by demanding different kinds of information to make a thought-out investment decision......
Item Type:Essay (Master)
Clients:
EventBridge, Eindhoven, Nederland
Faculty:BMS: Behavioural, Management and Social Sciences
Subject:83 economics, 85 business administration, organizational science
Programme:Business Administration MSc (60644)
Link to this item:http://purl.utwente.nl/essays/72237
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