Relational ties and network status, in contrast to arm’s length transactions, are central to many financial activities. In this study we bring together social network theory and a resource-based view on firm performance by investigating if structural as well as spatial differentiations of venture capital [VC] investors in syndication networks imprint on early growth prospects of their portfolio firms.
Bringmann, Katja; Vanoutrive, Thomas; and Verhetsel, Ann
"VENTURE CAPITAL INVESTMENT AND FIRM PERFORMANCE: A SPATIALLY INFORMED SOCIAL NETWORK APPROACH (SUMMARY),"
Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research: Vol. 35
, Article 10.
Available at: http://digitalknowledge.babson.edu/fer/vol35/iss6/10