Much research has been done on the signs of new venture failure. However, most studies are focused either on inherent or pre-determined factors of a startup (such as the qualifications and/ or experience of the management team) or hindsight factors assessed in a startup’s post-mortem. The research that addresses current signs of failure—while a startup is operating—is mostly financial in nature, focusing on monitoring a company’s revenue-to-cash conversion, indebtedness, etc. This paper focuses on evaluating the effectiveness of a nonfinancial warning sign of pending new venture failure—the level of media attention received.
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"NON-FINANCIAL WARNING SIGNS OF PENDING FAILURE: MEDIA ATTENTION (SUMMARY),"
Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research: Vol. 31
, Article 1.
Available at: http://digitalknowledge.babson.edu/fer/vol31/iss20/1